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Sticky Currant - Ribes viscosissimum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems erect, spineless, 0.5–1 m. Twigs tomentose and sparsely glandular, tan, becoming gray. Leaf blades 3–12 cm wide, cordate, 3- to 5-lobed, crenate, pubescent and glandular above, more so beneath. Inflorescence spreading, 4- to 12-flowered. Flowers campanulate, 10–15 mm long, greenish-white, tinged with pink, glandular-hairy; calyx lobes lance-elliptic, 3–5 mm long; petals 3–4 mm long, white; stamens as long as petals; styles united to the tip, glabrous. Berry black, 8–15 mm long, glandular-hairy, unpalatable (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants in Montana are variety viscosissimum.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Moist to wet forests, avalanche slopes, often near streams; montane, lower subalpine(Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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