Taxon  Report   7101 
Ribes amarum  McClatchie  var. hoffmannii  Munz
Bitter gooseberry
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Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Genus: Ribes
Parent Record Ribes amarum
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TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Ribes amarum
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Apr 20, 2018).

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