Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Grossulariaceae
Grossulariaceae   (Currant Family)

Notes: FNA8: "Weigend, M. 2007. Grossulariaceae. In: K. Kubitzki et al., eds. 1990+. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. 9+ vols. Berlin etc. Vol. 9, pp. 168-176."

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Family treatment authored by Sarah Cooke; last updated 10/27/2009 by David Giblin
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Ribes acerifolium T.J. Howell   [FNA8, H&C] 1 maple-leaf currant
Ribes aureum Pursh var. aureum    [FNA8] 2 golden currant
Ribes bracteosum Dougl. ex Hook.   [FNA8, H&C] 0 California black currant, stink currant
Ribes cereum Dougl. var. cereum    [FNA8, H&C] 5 wax currant
Ribes cereum Dougl. var. colubrinum C.L. Hitchc.   [FNA8, H&C] 0 squaw currant, wax currant
Ribes divaricatum Dougl. var. divaricatum    [FNA8] 4 coast black gooseberry
Ribes hudsonianum Richards.   [FNA8] 3 Hudson Bay currant, northern black currant
Ribes inerme Rydb. var. inerme    [FNA8] 6 whitestem gooseberry, white-stemed gooseberry
Ribes lacustre (Pers.) Poir.   [FNA8, H&C] 3 bristly black gooseberry, swamp gooseberry, swamp currant
Ribes laxiflorum Pursh   [FNA8, H&C] 1 trailing black currant
Ribes lobbii Gray   [FNA8, H&C] 1 Oregon gooseberry, Lobb's gooseberry, gummy gooseberry
Ribes montigenum McClatchie   [FNA8, H&C] 4 western prickly gooseberry, alpine prickly currant, mountain gooseberry
Ribes nigrum L.   [FNA8, H&C] 0 cultivated black currant
Ribes niveum Lindl.   [FNA8, H&C] 0 Snake River gooseberry, snow gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides L. var. cognatum (Greene) Morin   [FNA8] 3 northern gooseberry, Umatilla gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides L. var. irriguum (Dougl.) Jancz   [FNA8] 8
Ribes rubrum L.   [FNA8] 4 northern red currant
Ribes sanguineum Pursh var. sanguineum    [FNA8] 3 redflowering currant
Ribes triste Pallas   [FNA8, H&C] 3 swamp red currant, American red currant, wild red currant
Ribes velutinum Greene   [FNA8] 4 desert gooseberry
Ribes viscosissimum Pursh   [FNA8] 2 sticky or mountain currant
Ribes watsonianum Koehne   [FNA8, H&C] 1 spring gooseberry, wastson gooseberry, Mount Adams gooseberry
Ribes wolfii Rothrock   [FNA8, H&C] 1 Winaha currant, wolf's currant

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