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Rosa nutkana ssp. macdougalii
bristly Nootka rose

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central British Columbia to California, east to Montana and Colorado.

Habitat: Thickets, shores, forest edges, riparian zones, rocky slopes from low elevations to the montane.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Rosa nutkana C. Presl ssp. macdougalii (Holz.) Piper
Publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 11: 335. 1906.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Rosa anatonensis H. St. John
Rosa caeruleomontana St. John
Rosa columbiana Rydb.
Rosa jonesii H. St. John
Rosa macdougalii Holz.
Rosa megalantha G.N. Jones
Rosa nutkana C. Presl var. alta Suksd.
Rosa nutkana C. Presl var. hispida Fernald [HC]
Rosa nutkana C. Presl var. macdougalii M.E. Jones
Rosa nutkana C. Presl var. pallida Suksd.
Rosa rainierensis G.N. Jones
Rosa spaldingii Crép.
Rosa spaldingii Crép. var. alta (Suksd.) G.N. Jones
Rosa spaldingii Crépin var. chelanensis Jones
Rosa spaldingii Crép. var. hispida (Fernald) G.N. Jones
Rosa spaldingii Crép. var. parkeri (S. Watson) H. St. John
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rosa nutkana ssp. macdougalii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rosa nutkana ssp. macdougalii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Rosa nutkana ssp. macdougalii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rosa nutkana ssp. macdougalii photos.

USDA Plants: Rosa nutkana ssp. macdougalii information.

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