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White-stem Gooseberry - Ribes inerme


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Stems spreading to erect, 0.5–1.5 cm; nodal spines few or lacking. Twigs mostly glabrous, tan becoming gray. Leaf blades 2–6 cm wide, cordate to truncate, 3- to 5-lobed, deeply crenate, mostly glabrous, sometimes ciliate. Inflorescence spreading, 1- to 4-flowered. Flowers campanulate, green to purplish, 6–9 mm long, usually glabrous; calyx lobes lanceolate, 3–4 mm long; petals 1–2 mm long, white to pink; stamens ca. twice as long as the petals; styles hairy, united less than half the length. Berry reddish-purple, 5–9 mm long, glabrous, edible (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, AB south to CA and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Open forest, thickets, aspen woodlands, rocky slopes, often along streams, lakes, wetlands; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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