Taxon  Report   7107    
Ribes californicum  Hook. & Arn.
California gooseberry,  Hillside gooseberry
Ribes californicum
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Ribes californicum
© 2015 Jean Pawek
Ribes californicum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Ribes californicum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ribes californicum
© 2016 Sue Graue
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Redwood Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Ribes californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Dec 18, 2018).