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Sonoran Desert Plants
Ribes quercetorum (Oak Gooseberry)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Ribes quercetorum

Habitat: mountains
Life Form: shrub,medium
Leaf Description: alternate,3-primary lobes,shallow secondary lobes,smooth
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Feb. to March
Spines: spines
Family: Grossulariaceae (currant family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 15. Eudicots: Fagaceae to Lythraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-59: 1-53. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 14 (8.5 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Ribes quercetorum (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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