Calflora
Taxon  Report   7125 
Ribes laxiflorum  Pursh
Trailing black currant
Ribes laxiflorum
© 2010 Dana York
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes laxiflorum
© 2006 Melissa Brooks Kraemer
Ribes laxiflorum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Ribes laxiflorum
© 2010 Dana York
Family: GROSSULARIACEAE  
Genus: Ribes
Community:
Redwood Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Ribes coloradense
More information about  Ribes laxiflorum
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 (RILA3)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2018).

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