[Wildflowers with Five Petals in the Deserts and Mountains of the American Southwest] [Shrubs of the American Southwest]

The Gooseberry and Currant Family in the Mountains and Deserts of the American Southwest


Golden Currant: Ribes aureum

Golden Currant: Ribes aureum

The following is only a brief, partial listing of gooseberry species to be found in the American Southwest:

Whiteflower Currant, White-flowering Currant: Ribes indecorum

Foothill Gooseberry, Oak Gooseberry, Oakwoods Gooseberry, Rock Gooseberry: Ribes quercetorum (Synonym: Ribes leptanthum var. quercetorum)

Desert Gooseberry: Ribes velutinum (Synonyms: Ribes glanduliferum; Ribes velutinum var. glanduliferum; Ribes velutinum var. gooddingii)

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