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Ribes viscosissimum (Sticky currant)
Smith, R.W.

Ribes viscosissimum

Ribes viscosissimum Pursh

Sticky Currant

Grossulariaceae (Currant Family)

Synonym(s): Ribes viscosissimum var. hallii

USDA Symbol: RIVI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ribes viscosissimum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ribes viscosissimum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ribes viscosissimum


Record Modified: 2015-03-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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