OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 9 taxa in the family Grossulariaceae, Currant family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Sweetspire, Virginia-willow

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Itea virginica   FAMILY: Iteaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Itea virginica   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Itea virginica 094-01-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests & thickets, esp along the banks of small streams

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Currant, Mountain Currant

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes glandulosum 094-02-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in periglacial boulderfields, high elevation seeps, spruce-fir forests

Uncommon, but locally abundant

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Roundleaf Gooseberry, Appalachian Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes rotundifolium   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes rotundifolium   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes rotundifolium 094-02-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it on moist slopes, balds, boulderfields, rocky forests, mostly at high elevations south of VA

Common in NC, rare in SC, endemic to the Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Miccosukee Gooseberry, Spiny Gooseberry, Florida Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes echinellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes echinellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes echinellum 094-02-003   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in mesic, nutrient-rich forests

Rare, known only from McCormick Co, SC, and Jefferson Co, FL

Native to South Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Prickly Gooseberry, Dogberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes cynosbati   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes cynosbati   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes cynosbati 094-02-004   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Look for it in moist slopes, periglacial boulderfields, grassy balds, mostly at high elevations

Common

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Black Currant, American Black Currant

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes americanum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes americanum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, marl marshes

Rare

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Granite Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes curvatum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes curvatum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Look for it in rocky upland forests

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Northern Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Look for it in rocky forests

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Bristly Black Currant, Spiny Swamp Currant

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ribes lacustre   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes lacustre   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Look for it in forests, acid swamps

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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