Ribes indecorum

Ribes indecorum Eastwood

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.  

Ribes indecorum
Spines are absent, unlike "gooseberries" of the same genus, which have spines and prickles.

Ribes indecorum
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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