Taxon  Report   7114    
Ribes divaricatum  Douglas
Spreading gooseberry
Ribes divaricatum
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes divaricatum
© 2017 Gregory Arena
Ribes divaricatum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Ribes divaricatum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Ribes divaricatum
© 2012 Terrence Gosliner
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ribes divaricatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).