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Ribes cereum var. cereum
wax currant

Distribution: Widely distributed east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Great Plains.

Habitat: Shrub-steppe and sagebrush desert to sub-alpine ridges.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, hummingbirds


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Accepted Name:
Ribes cereum Douglas var. cereum
Publication: Trans. Hort. Soc. London 7(4): 512-514. 1830.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Ribes cereum Douglas var. inebrians (Lindl.) C.L. Hitchc. [HC]
Ribes cereum Douglas var. pedicellare A. Gray
Ribes inebrians Lindl.
Ribes reniforme Nutt.
Ribes viscidulum A. Berger
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ribes cereum var. cereum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Ribes cereum var. cereum checklist entry

OregonFlora: Ribes cereum var. cereum information

E-Flora BC: Ribes cereum var. cereum atlas page

CalPhotos: Ribes cereum var. cereum photos

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