Taxon  Report   7127 
Ribes malvaceum  Sm.
Chaparral currant
Ribes malvaceum
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
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Ribes malvaceum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Ribes malvaceum
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2007 California Academy of Science
Ribes malvaceum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ribes malvaceum
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Ribes malvaceum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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: Feb 24, 2018).

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