Montana Outdoors

June 8, 2018

Nootka Rose

Filed under: Wildflowers — Tags: , — montucky @ 7:29 am

Nootka Rose

Nootka Rose

Nootka Rose

Nootka Rose ~ Rosa nutkana

These were growing in the deep shade of a canyon in among rather thick brush, which perhaps accounts for their unusually deep color. It is described on the Burke Museum website as “more or less prickly or nearly unarmed”, and these had no thorns or prickles at all which was a pleasant surprise.

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