Ribes malvaceum Sm.
Grossulariaceae (Currant Family)
USDA Symbol: RIMA
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Notes: Typically 5-8 feet tall.
Size Class: 3-6 ft. , 6-12 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Description: Well drained soil.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ribes malvaceum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ribes malvaceum in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-05-22