Rosa woodsii var. fendleri

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Rosa woodsii var. fendleri

Rosaceae

Life form: shrub

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   4

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: elliptic

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: hip

 

Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Rosa woodsii var. fendleri, commonly known as Fendler's rose, is a shrub.

Naming

Rosa woodsii var. fendleri was already described and the name validly published by François Crépin. It was Per Axel Rydberg, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1895.

Taxonomy

Rosa woodsii var. fendleri is a variety in the genus Rosa which contains approximately 180 to 623 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 50 to 150 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Rosa woodsii var. fendleri is deciduous. The imparipinnate leaves are alternate. The elliptic leaflets are serrate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Rosa woodsii var. fendleri produces corymbs of five-stellate flowers from May to July.

The shrubs carry orange hips.

Root System

Distribution

Rosa woodsii var. fendleri is native to Canada, the Northwest of the US, the Rocky Mountains, the central Northeast of the US, California, the Southwest of the US and Mexico.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -35°C (USDA zone 4).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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