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G20080611-1571--Rosa californica--RPBG-1

Rosa californica—California wild rose. Wild roses are difficult to distinguish by floral characteristics. A better way to determine to the rose is a California wild rose is by the branches. These are gray or brown with (usually) strongly curved, thick-based prickles according to Barbara Ertter, the author of "The Jepson Manual 2nd ed." treatment.

 

 

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Taken on June 18, 2013