Taxon  Report   7182    
Rosa gymnocarpa  Nutt.
Dwarf rose,  Wood rose
Rosa gymnocarpa
© 2007 Jim Battagin
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Rosa gymnocarpa
© 2017 David popp
Rosa gymnocarpa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Rosa gymnocarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Rosa gymnocarpa
© 2017 David popp
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rosa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Rosa glaucodermis
ICPN: Rosa piscatoria
More information about  Rosa gymnocarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).