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Ribes sanguineum
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Ribes indecorum

White Flowering Currant

Deciduous, Shrubs, Flowers


Those without spines are called currants; those with spines are known as gooseberries. The following species are grown ornamentally. Members of this genus are alternate hosts to white pine blister rust and are still banned in a few areas where white pines grow.

Ribes indecorum

Native to Coast Rangesin Southern California. To 6–9 ft. tall, 4–6 ft. wide. Thickish,scallop-edged leaves to 1 1/2 in.long; dark green and roughlyhairy above, white and fuzzybeneath. Clusters of smallwhite flowers enclosed in pinkbracts put on a good show inwinter. Needs no irrigation butwill tolerate garden watering.

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