Page author: David Giblin
Ribes velutinum
desert gooseberry, Goodding's gooseberry

Distribution: Occurring in the southeastern corner of Washington; Washington south to California, east to Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.

Habitat: Open areas in sagebrush-steppe and Ponderosa pine forests.

Flowers: March-May

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Ribes velutinum Greene
Publication: Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 83. 1885. 1885.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Grossularia velutina (Greene) Coville & Britton
Ribes gooddingii M. Peck
Ribes velutinum Greene var. glanduliferum (A. Heller) Jeps.
Ribes velutinum Greene var. gooddingii (M. Peck) C.L. Hitchc. [HC]
Ribes velutinum Greene var. velutinum [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ribes velutinum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Ribes velutinum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ribes velutinum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ribes velutinum photos.

USDA Plants: Ribes velutinum information.

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