Taxon  Report   7145    
Ribes speciosum  Pursh
Fuchsia flowered gooseberry,  Fuchsiaflower gooseberry
Ribes speciosum
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes speciosum
© 2015 Keir Morse
Ribes speciosum
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Ribes speciosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Interactive Distribution Map

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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Ribes speciosum
© 2018 Mary Conway
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Grossularia speciosa
More information about  Ribes speciosum
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 17, 2019).