Calflora
Taxon  Report   7144    
Ribes sericeum  Eastw.
Santa lucia gooseberry
Ribes sericeum
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes sericeum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Ribes sericeum
© 2012 Robert Hotaling
Family: GROSSULARIACEAE  
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Redwood Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Grossularia sericea
More information about  Ribes sericeum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (RISE)

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 17, 2018).

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