Taxon  Report   7187 
Rosa spithamea  S. Watson
Ground rose,  Sonoma rose
Rosa spithamea
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Rosa spithamea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Rosa spithamea
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Rosa spithamea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Rosa spithamea
© 2009 Genevieve K. Walden
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rosa
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Rosa spithamea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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