OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Ribes glandulosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Ribes glandulosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 094-02-001:

Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Ribes glandulosum

 

COMMON NAME:
Skunk Currant, Mountain Currant


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image of Ribes glandulosum, Skunk Currant, Mountain Currant

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rigl_001_lvd

        

image of Ribes glandulosum, Skunk Currant, Mountain Currant

Dan Whitten    sdw_mountain_currant

April    Smythe County    VA

Inflorescence a raceme of 4-15 flowers; pedicel jointed below the fruit, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Ribes glandulosum, Skunk Currant, Mountain Currant

JK Marlow    jkm0407u_08

July    Mitchell County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Leaves usually 5-7 lobed, deeply cleft, with doubly serrate margins, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989).

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ribes glandulosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ribes glandulosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 094-02-001:
Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ribes glandulosum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1247

Shrub
Perennial

Habitat: Periglacial boulderfields, high elevation seeps, spruce-fir forests, per Weakley's Flora

Native to North Carolina

Uncommon in NC Mountains

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
No nodal spines; no internodal prickles

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
5 included stamens
Inferior ovary
Bisexual

Inflorescence a raceme of 4-15 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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