cluster rose Rosaceae Rosa
pisocarpa A. Gray
Leaf: Alternate, pinnately compound, deciduous, 6 inches overall; 5 to 9 ovate to elliptical leaflets, each 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches long, serrate, green and above and below with minute hairs, obvious stipules at base of petiole.
Flower: Deep pink, 5-petalled, usually in flat-topped clusters of 2-10.
Fruit: Shiny orange-red, fleshy "hip" containing achenes, to 1/2 inch long.
Twig: Moderate, purple with white bloom, bearing sparse straight prickles; buds red, rounded.
Bark: Light brown.
Form: Finely branched, thicket-forming deciduous shrub 2 to 7 feet tall.
Looks like: little wood rose - dog rose - Woods' rose - Nootka rose