Photo Credit
Photo courtesy of USFWS Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge.

California rose

Scientific name
Rosa californica
Plant Family
Native to California, California rose is a prickly bush that produces fragrant pink flowers which grow singly or in clusters. The five petal flowers produce red rose hips that are consumed by wildlife.
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Native to California, California rose is a prickly bush that produces fragrant pink flowers which grow singly or in clusters. The five petal flowers produce red rose hips that are consumed by wildlife.

Did You Know?

California rose is found throughout the state of California in a number of habitats, including forests, chaparral and grasslands. It is commonly found along water edges.

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