Taxon  Report   7123 
Ribes lacustre  (Pers.) Poiret
Prickly currant,  Swamp currant
Ribes lacustre
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Ribes lacustre
© 2004 Norman Jensen
Ribes lacustre
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Ribes lacustre, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ribes lacustre
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Ribes
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 TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 CalPhotos / Google Images

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Mar 22, 2018).

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