Ribes bracteosum Douglas ex Hook.
Grossulariaceae (Currant Family)
USDA Symbol: RIBR
Straggly shrub with long spikes of flowers.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Green , Brown
DistributionUSA: AK , CA , OR , WA
Native Distribution: From Alaska south to NW. California; in Pacific Northwest mostly west of Cascade crest.
Native Habitat: Lowlands to mountain streamsides, seeps, wet thickets, avalanche basins.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Conditions Comments: Not recommended; carries disease which kills white pine.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ribes bracteosum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ribes bracteosum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ribes bracteosum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff