Taxon  Report   7151    
Ribes viscosissimum  Pursh
Sticky currant,  Sticky current, Sticky flowering currant
Ribes viscosissimum
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ribes viscosissimum
© 2017 David popp
Ribes viscosissimum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Ribes viscosissimum, 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 viscosissimum
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Ribes viscosissimum var. hallii
ICPN: Ribes hallii
ICPN: Ribes viscosissimum var. viscosissimum
More information about  Ribes viscosissimum
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).