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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Grossularia curvata

 

COMMON NAME:
Granite Gooseberry


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image of Ribes curvatum, Granite Gooseberry

JK Marlow    jkm110417_087

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Leaves 3-5 lobed, irregularly toothed, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Grossularia curvata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3447

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Rocky upland and riparian forests and woodlands, bluffs, glade margins, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal spines

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green?
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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