Taxon  Report   7134 
Ribes montigenum  McClatchie
Alpine prickly current,  Gooseberry currant, Mountain gooseberry
Ribes montigenum
© 2016 John Doyen
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Ribes montigenum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Ribes montigenum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Ribes montigenum, 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 montigenum
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Ribes
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Limnobotrya montigena
PLANTS: Ribes lacustre var. molle
PLANTS: Ribes lentum
PLANTS: Ribes nubigenum
More information about  Ribes montigenum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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