Taxon  Report   7111 
Ribes cereum  Douglas
Wax currant
Ribes cereum
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Ribes cereum
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Ribes cereum
© 2005 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Ribes cereum, 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 cereum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Ribes cereum
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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