Summers are typically hot and dry, coupled with a high evaporation rate [46,74,104]. Fire history of a western larch/Douglas-fir forest type in northwestern Montana.
Interior rose occurs primarily in the cordilleran ecotype . glabrata is found in moist places, generally about springs [168,169]. In the Great Basin and Great Plains of the United States, Wood's rose grows where climatic conditions are characterized by cold winters with moderate snowfall and late spring rainfall. Proceedings of the fire history workshop; 1980 October 20-24; Tucson, AZ.
Within the broader site characteristics, Wood's rose infrataxa have individual preferences. woodsii occurs in plains and prairie ecotypes . Wood's rose plants located in a narrowleaf cottonwood community in New Mexico and Utah at an elevation of 6,500 to 7,500 feet (2,000-2,300 m) were subjected to 6 different levels of SO Wood's rose prefers moderate climates; however, it will grow in alpine environments .
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Wood's rose is tolerant of moderately acid to weakly basic soils. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station.
Soil orders in which Wood's rose is normally found included Inceptisols, Entisols, and/or Mollisols .
It generally grows best on moderately fertile, well-drained clay loam, sandy loam, or sandy soil [2,74,95,185,236].
Wood's rose tolerates disturbed sites such as burns [96,99,100,180], is moderately shade tolerant [95,116,199,236], and occurs in several stages of succession.
In late spring, the soil moisture level at 3 depths (6, 12, and 18 inches (15, 30, and 45 cm)) was 21.75%, 18.5%, and 14.25%, respectively . Effects of commercial clearcutting of aspen on understory vegetation and wildlife habitat values in southwestern Colorado.
Wood's rose is a subdominant species (Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii) is the dominant species) on south-facing slopes of Cold Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. A detailed soil analysis of 2 small watersheds in Utah's Wasatch Mountains, where Wood's rose grows, can be found in the publication by Johnston and Doty . Wood's rose is adapted to a wide range of soil types [81,95,100,218,236]. The Bitterroot Grizzly Bear Evaluation Area: A report to the Bitterroot Technical Review Team. In an elevational gradient study of northern Arizona, interior rose only occurred on south-facing slopes at 7,000 feet (2,130 m), but occurred on both south- and north-facing slopes at 8,000 feet (2,440 m) . Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, MT. Detailed climatic data for Alton and Emery coal fields in southwestern Utah, for the 6-year period when Wood's rose was used to revegetate the sites, can be found in the publication by Ferguson and Frischknecht . Wood's rose is seldom found in areas where there is less than 10 inches (260 mm) of annual rainfall [81,95,218].