edge of pond
at 6000+ft elevation
growing at 6000+ft elevation with Picea rubens and Abies fraseri
In tamarack bog with sphagnum and speckled alder.
Rosaceae (the rose family) is a medium-sized family of flowering plants, including about 2830 species in 95 genera. The name is derived from the type genus Rosa. Among the largest genera are Alchemilla (270), Sorbus (260), Crataegus (260), Cotoneaster (260), and Rubus (250). The largest genus by far is Prunus (plums, cherries, peaches, apricots and almonds) with about 430 species. However, all of these numbers should be seen as underestimates - much taxonomic work is left...