Rosa woodsii

Woods Rose

Family: Rosaceae
Location: Upper-Foothills, Lower-Montane, Upper-Montane, Subalpine, Alpine,
Flower Color: Pink
Fall Color: Red, Yellow
Time of Interest: May, June, July, August

This fragrant and showy bloomer can be found from low to high in La Plata County. The often large pink flowers are folllowed by large, sweet rose hips. The stems are covered with hair thin spines that painfully find their way into hands, forearms, and calves. 

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