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Rosa minutifolia

Rosa minutifolia Engelm.

 

Otay Rose, Otay Mesa Rose

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyRosaceaeIncludes apples, apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears, raspberries, strawberries, almonds, roses, meadowsweets, photinias, firethorns, rowans, and hawthorns; many others
GenusRosaFrom a Latin name so old its meaning is no longer known
Speciesminutifolia“With small leaves”

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Rosa minutifolia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 May 2012.

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Rosa minutifolia (Otay Rose, Otay Mesa Rose)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

Rosa minutifolia (Otay Rose, Otay Mesa Rose)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

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