Wild Rose, Rosa californica Cham. & Schldl., native
- a dicot in the Rosaceae family -
Full-blown wild rose
One large colony on Rose Way, summer blooming.
Occasional fall blooms.
below - Brilliant orange-red rose hips of the wild rose.
rose hips are the mature fruits of the California Wild Rose
 

Below are several images of rose leaf galls discovered by KOP Trial Guide,
Robert Withey, on May 2, 2001. These have never been observed before.
Truth IS stranger than fiction in nature!
This rose leaf gall was discovered by a trail guide on May 2, 2001
Two rose leaf galls that have punk hair styles.
This rose leaf gall resembles a Russian satellite!
This last one looks like the Sputnik Satellite!
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