Calflora
Taxon  Report   7123    
Ribes lacustre  (Pers.) Poir.
Prickly currant,  Swamp currant
Ribes lacustre
© 2010 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes lacustre
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Ribes lacustre
© 2010 Keir Morse
Ribes lacustre, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ribes lacustre
© 2004 Norman Jensen
Family: GROSSULARIACEAE  
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Limnobotrya lacustris
PLANTS: Ribes lacustre var. parvulum
PLANTS: Ribes oxycanthoides var. lacustre
More information about  Ribes lacustre
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 (RILA)

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 20, 2018).

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