Taxon  Report   7127    
Ribes malvaceum  Sm.
Chaparral currant
Ribes malvaceum
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes malvaceum
© 2018 Sue Graue
Ribes malvaceum
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Ribes malvaceum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ribes malvaceum
© 2017 Kristin Sabo
Genus: Ribes
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ribes malvaceum
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


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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 15, 2018).

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