Latin name: Rosa gymnocarpa Nutt. var. gymnocarpa
Pronunciation: RO-za jim-no-KAR-pa
Common name: Wood rose
Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
Habitat: Fairly uncommon in mostly woodland shrub from Orange Co. and the San Jacintos south through the Palomar Mts and Peninsular Ranges to San Diego Co., most frequently found to about 5000'
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Rosa 2) gymnocarpa