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|Family: Grossulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ribes||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ribes canthariforme Wiggins
Habit: Plant < 2.5 m. Stem: nodal spines 0. Leaf: blade 4--6 cm, thick, crenate, glandular, adaxially green, hairs long, soft, wavy, abaxially gray-green, hairs dense. Inflorescence: many-flowered, dense, spike- or head-like. Flower: hypanthium 1 mm, wider than long; sepals 2 mm, spoon-shaped, purple with darker veins; petals 1 mm, purple; styles free, bases sparsely hairy. Fruit: 5--6 mm, purple; hairs long, soft, wavy or glandular, 0 in age.
Ecology: Chaparral; Elevation: 500--1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: w PR. Flowering Time: Feb--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael R. Mesler & John O. Sawyer, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Ribes californicum var. hesperium
Next taxon: Ribes cereum
Citation for this treatment: Michael R. Mesler & John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2017. Ribes canthariforme, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=41384, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.