White Flower Currant
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Protologue: Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 3, 2: 243 (1902)
Pronunciation: Rì-bes in-dé-co-rum
Etymology: Arabic or Persian ribas, acid-tasting + not decorated, unattractive
Jepson eFlora Treatment
SD County Synoptic Voucher
Left: S.D. County Plant Atlas (http://sdplantatlas.org). Right: CCH2. Click to see current herbarium records.
Spines are absent, unlike "gooseberries" of the same genus, which have spines and prickles.
Leaves are ternately lobed and veined. Right: Inflorescence is a raceme. Flowers are not showy (hence specific epithet). Note fruits at base of inflorescence.
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