Taxon  Report   7145 
Ribes speciosum  Pursh
Fuchsia flowered gooseberry,  Fuchsiaflower gooseberry
Ribes speciosum
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
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Ribes speciosum
© 2015 Keir Morse
Ribes speciosum
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Ribes speciosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Ribes speciosum
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Ribes
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Grossularia speciosa
More information about  Ribes speciosum
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2017).

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