Taxon  Report   7099 
Ribes amarum  McClatchie
bitter gooseberry
Ribes amarum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ribes amarum
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Ribes amarum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Ribes amarum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: canyons [Walker]
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Grossularia amara
PLANTS: Ribes mariposanum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2015).

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