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copyright Barbara Ertter, 2001

Distribution of Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana in California -- "Interior Rose"

Outline is extrapolated distribution as based on documented localities (dots) with identifications according to B. Ertter, mostly vouchered by herbarium specimens at the University and Jepson Herbaria.

The interior rose is the common native rose east of the Sierra Nevada, in the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountains, and in the higher mountains of the Mojave Desert (e.g., Providence Mts). It also occurs in some higher elevation sites in the Sierra Nevada (e.g., around Lake Tahoe) and extends west to an uncertain extent in northern California. The variety occurs north to British Columbia and Montana, while the typical variety (var. woodsii) grows in the central United States.

Additional distributional representations available from links at entry for this species in the Jepson Interchange for On-Line Floristics

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