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Henderson's Gooseberry - Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. hendersonii
Other Names:  Ribes hendersonii


Global Rank: G5TNR
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems sprawling, 30–70 cm with 2 to 3 stout, curved nodal spines. Twigs glabrous to puberulent and sparsely bristly, tan becoming gray. Leaf blades 1–2 cm wide, cordate, 3- to 5-lobed, crenate, glandular-pubescent. Inflorescence of 1 to 2 flowers, shorter than the leaves. Flowers campanulate, green to white, 5–8 mm long, nearly glabrous; calyx lobes oblong, 2–3 mm long; petals 1–2 mm long, white; stamens ca. as long as the petals; styles hairy, united ca. half the length. Berry reddish, 4–7 mm long, glabrous. Treated as a distinct species in Lesica (2012) (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT, ID and NV (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Stony soil of open forest, talus slopes; subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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