Calflora
Taxon  Report   7102    
Ribes aureum  Pursh
Golden currant
Ribes aureum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes aureum
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Ribes aureum
© 2012 Daniel Passarini
Ribes aureum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ribes aureum
© 2018 Marcyn Del Clements
Family: GROSSULARIACEAE  
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Ribes aureum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (RIAU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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