ROSE HEATH

ROSE HEATH GROWS BEST IN

ROSE HEATH suitable for counties:
OKLAHOMA: Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Cimarron, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Kiowa, Logan, Major, Murray, Roger Mills, Texas, Tillman, Woods, Woodward
TEXAS: Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Borden, Brewster, Briscoe, Callahan, Castro, Childress, Coke, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Dallam, Deaf Smith, DeWitt, Dickens, Donley, Eastland, Ector, Ellis, Floyd, Garza, Glasscock, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Hemphill, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Jeff Davis, Kimble, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Menard, Midland, Moore, Motley, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Pecos, Potter, Presidio, Randall, Reagan, Reeves, Roberts, Schleicher, Sherman, Sterling, Sutton, Swisher, Taylor, Terrell, Terry, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum
UTAH: Beaver, Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Washington, Wayne
WYOMING: Sweetwater, Uinta
ARIZONA: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Santa Cruz, Yavapai
CALIFORNIA: Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino
COLORADO: Archuleta, Baca, Bent, Boulder, Cheyenne, Conejos, Costilla, Crowley, Custer, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, El Paso, Fremont, Gunnison, Huerfano, Kit Carson, La Plata, Las Animas, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Saguache, San Miguel, Yuma
KANSAS: Barber, Barton, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Comanche, Decatur, Edwards, Ellis, Ellsworth, Finney, Ford, Gove, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Kiowa, Lane, Lincoln, Logan, Meade, Mitchell, Morton, Ness, Norton, Osborne, Pawnee, Phillips, Rawlins, Rice, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Scott, Seward, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stanton, Stevens, Thomas, Trego, Wallace, Wichita
NEBRASKA: Franklin, Furnas
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, Curry, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Guadalupe, Harding, Hidalgo, Lea, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Luna, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Quay, Rio Arriba, Roosevelt, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Torrance, Union, Valencia
NEVADA: Clark, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lincoln, Nye, White Pine

Rose Heath grows on dry sandy to rocky sites on the plains, primarily southeast. Plants are 2 to 8 inches tall. Stem leaves are short, narrow and scale-like. Chaetopappa ericoides also occurs widely in western Colorado

Active Growth Period : - - Flower Color : - -
Foliage Color : - - Growth Form : - -
Growth Rate : - - Height, Mature (feet) : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - - Palatable Human : - -
Bloom Period : - -
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : - - Commercial Availability : - -
Fruit/Seed Abundance : - - Fruit/Seed Period Begin : - -
Fruit/Seed Period End : - - Fruit/Seed Persistence : - -
Propogated by Bare Root : - - Propogated by Bulbs : - -
Propogated by Container : - - Propogated by Corms : - -
Propogated by Cuttings : - - Propogated by Seed : - -
Propogated by Sod : - - Propogated by Sprigs : - -
Propogated by Tubers : - - Seeds per Pound : - -
Seed Spread Rate : - - Seedling Vigor : - -
Small Grain : - - Vegetative Spread Rate : - -

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : - - Christmas Tree Product : - -
Fodder Product : - - Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : - - Naval Store Product : - -
Nursery Stock Product : - - Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : - -
Post Product : - - Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : - - Veneer Product : - -

Physiology

Active Growth Period : - - After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : - - C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : - - Fall Conspicuous : - -
Fire Resistance : - - Flower Color : - -
Flower Conspicuous : - - Foliage Color : - -
Foliage Porosity Summer : - - Foliage Porosity Winter : - -
Foliage Texture : - - Fruit Color : - -
Fruit Conspicuous : - - Growth Form : - -
Growth Rate : - - Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : - - Known Allelopath : - -
Leaf Retention : - - Lifespan : - -
Low Growing Grass : - - Nitrogen Fixation : - -
Resprout Ability : - - Shape and Orientation : - -
Toxicity : - -

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : - - Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : - -
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : - - Anaerobic Tolerance : - -
CaCO3 Tolerance : - - Cold Stratification Required : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Fertility Requirement : - -
Fire Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Hedge Tolerance : - - Moisture Use : - -
pH (Minimum) : - - pH (Maximum) : - -
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : - - Precipitation (Maximum) : - -
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : - - Salinity Tolerance : - -
Shade Tolerance : - - Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - -

ROSE HEATH GALLERY

rose heath
Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Clark Co., Cold Creek. June 3, 2005.
rose heath
Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., Harkless Flat. May 15, 2005.
rose heath
Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Clark Co., Cold Creek. June 3, 2005.
rose heath
Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., Harkless Flat. May 15, 2005.
rose heath
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
rose heath
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
rose heath
G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Petrified Forest National Park, N. end.
rose heath
Courtesy of USDI BLM. United States, UT, Kane Co. July 2003.
rose heath
Courtesy of USDI BLM. United States, UT, Kane Co. July 2003.
rose heath
Courtesy of USDI BLM. United States, UT, Kane Co. July 2003.
rose heath
Patrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
rose heath
Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Nye Co., White River Valley. May 13, 2006.
rose heath
Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Nye Co., White River Valley. May 13, 2006.
rose heath
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
rose heath
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
rose heath
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 434. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

DISCUSSIONS ON ROSE HEATH

Be the first one to comment on this plant.

QUESTION/COMMENT ?

  1. Please login with your user account to post, otherwise your post will be tagged as guest.
  2. If you are new, please register for an account.