Taxon  Report   7099    
Ribes amarum  McClatchie
Bitter gooseberry
Ribes amarum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Habitat: canyons

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Grossularia amara
PLANTS: Ribes mariposanum
ICPN: Ribes amarum var. amarum
More information about  Ribes amarum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).