|Plant Height||1-3 FT|
|Botanical Name||Rosa arkansana|
|Preferred Sites||Mesic to Dry_ Well-Drained Soils _ Upland/Grassland|
|Pollinator Value||Very Good|
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Arkansas Rose, commonly called Prairie Rose, is native to the central portion of the United States from Texas to the Great Lakes region and from New Mexico to Montana.
- Commonly found on upland prairies and grasslands
- Prefers full sun exposure
- Short growing, 1-3 feet, shrub-like plant
- Adaptable to mesic to dry and well-drained soils
- Very deep rooted makes it a drought tolerant specie
- Large pink flowers, 2 inches wide or more bloom from May-July
- The hips, or seed pods, provide an excellent source of food for birds and small mammals throughout fall and winter
- Colorful seed pods linger well into fall and winter