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Sequoia Gooseberry
(Ribes tularense )
Grossulariaceae

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Description: Deciduous, low spreading shrub. Leaves 3/4 - 2 inches (2-5cm) long, toothed and hairy. Inflorescence is a 1-3 flowered raceme. Flowers contain 5 green to white sepals, 1/4 inch (6mm) long, and 5 white petals, 1/8 inch (2-3mm) long. The fruit is a light-yellow berry, 3/8 inch (8-10mm) long, with prickles and bristles.

Distribution:

Habitat: Montane forests. Elevation 4800 - 6640 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms May.

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Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Bakersfield

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010