Calflora
Taxon  Report   7151    
Ribes viscosissimum  Pursh
Sticky currant,  Sticky current, Sticky flowering currant
Ribes viscosissimum
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes viscosissimum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Ribes viscosissimum
© 2007 Matt Below
Ribes viscosissimum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ribes viscosissimum
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Family: GROSSULARIACEAE  
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Ribes viscosissimum var. hallii
ICPN: Ribes hallii
ICPN: Ribes viscosissimum var. viscosissimum
More information about  Ribes viscosissimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 (RIVI3)

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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