Rosaceae
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana

Pearhip Rose

Loose shrub to dense thicket. Stems straight, gray or red-brown, with few to many slender, round, straight thorns. Leaves have 5–9 leaflets without glands. Leaflets widest in middle, round at tips, single-toothed. Flowers small, 1–5 in cluster. Petals 5, 3/4–1 in. long, deep pink to rose, 5 sepals without glands or teeth nearly equal in length to petals. Hips pear-shaped, about 1/3 in. long. Grows in moist places in otherwise dry habitats at low to mid elevations, higher in the southern part of our region.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--6 feet
  • Habitat: Moist Riverbanks, Meadow
  • Found In: Wallowas, Steens, Siskiyous, East Gorge, Crater Lake Np
  • Native: Yes