Taxon  Report   7135    
Ribes nevadense  Kellogg
Mountain pink currant,  Sierra currant
Ribes nevadense
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Ribes nevadense
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Ribes nevadense
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Ribes nevadense, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ribes nevadense
© 2017 David popp
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ribes nevadense var. glaucescens
ICPN: Ribes nevadense var. jaegeri
ICPN: Ribes nevadense var. nevadense
More information about  Ribes nevadense
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).