Woods' rose Rosaceae Rosa woodsii
Leaf:Alternate, pinnately compound, deciduous, 4-5 inches overall; 5 to 9 ovate to elliptical leaflets, each 1 to 3 inches long, serrate, green and glabrous above and below, obvious stipules at base of petiole.
Flower:Very showy and fragrant, pink to pale pink, 2-3 inches across, 5-petalled, flowering late spring through summer.
Fruit:Shiny orange-red, fleshy "hip" containing achenes, to 1/2 inch long, ripens in late summer.
Twig:Moderate, initially green, turning red-brown, bearing slightly curved to straight sharp prickles; buds red, rounded.
Bark:Light brown and very spiny.
Form:A thicket-forming shrub, reaches 3 to 10 feet.