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|Family: Grossulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ribes||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ribes speciosum Pursh
Habit: Plant < 2 m. Stem: nodal spines 3; internodes +- bristly. Leaf: semi-deciduous; blade 1--3.5 cm, leathery, sparsely glandular or generally glabrous, adaxially shiny, dark green, abaxially light green, base entire, wedge-shaped to truncate, lobes crenate. Inflorescence: 1--4-flowered; pedicel bristly. Flower: hypanthium 2--3 mm, wider than long; sepals 4, erect, 4--5 mm, red; petals 4, 4--5 mm, red, margins curled inward; filaments red, exceeding petals by > 3 mm. Fruit: 10--12 mm, bristles glandular, dense.
Ecology: Coastal-sage scrub, chaparral; Elevation: 5--2125 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, s SnFrB, SCoRO, SCo, WTR, PR; Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California. Flowering Time: Jan--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael R. Mesler & John O. Sawyer, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ribes sericeum
Next taxon: Ribes thacherianum
Citation for this treatment: Michael R. Mesler & John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2017. Ribes speciosum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=41466, accessed on March 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 26, 2017.