Ribes montigenum

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Scientific Name Ribes montigenum USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Red Prickly Currant, Gooseberry, Mountain Gooseberry ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Grossulariaceae (Gooseberry) SEINet
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Description Montane to alpine life zones; shrub to 2 feet tall, spreading, spiny branches; leaves deeply and palmately dssected into toothed, sticky, hairy lobes with spines at the leaf/stem apex; pink to coral bell-shaped flared blossoms with 5 petals; red-orange berries. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status

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