OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Gooseberry


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image of Ribes hirtellum, Northern Gooseberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_grhi3_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

 

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4320

Shrub
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas

Habitat: Rocky forests, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Nodal spines absent or present; internodal prickles absent (or sometimes present

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Greenish-white to pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Greenish or purple
Berry

 

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