Taxon  Report   7102 
Ribes aureum  Pursh
Golden currant

Ribes aureum
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Ribes aureum
© Beatrice F. Howitt 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Ribes aureum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ribes aureum
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Nov 30, 2015).

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