Rosa woodsii

Rosa woodsii

Woods rose

Deciduous, spreading, loose thicket-forming shrub, 2 to 6 ft. tall with shallow spreading rhizomes adapted to well-drained soils along roadsides, flats, drainages and mountain slopes from 3,500 to 9,000 ft. Establishes quickly on disturbed sites. Forage is moderately palatable to livestock and wildlife and berries are important winter food for birds and small mammals.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 6 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
12 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
3,500 
- 9,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
45.10 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
45,300
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Pink
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fruit Color: 
Orange to Red hips