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  Ribes hirtellum Michx. image
Photographer: Paul Drobot           

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

William S. Alverson
Family Grossulariaceae
Ribes hirtellum Michx.
hairy-stem gooseberry, northern gooseberry, swamp gooseberry
Ribes: from Syrian or Kurdish ribas, which was derived from an old Persian word
hirtellum: pubescent with very small, coarse, stiff hairs
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial shrub

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Grossularia hirtella (Michx.) Spach
Ribes hirtellum Michx. var. calcicola (Fernald) Fernald
Ribes hirtellum Michx. var. saxosum (Hook.) Fernald
Ribes oxyacanthoides L. var. calcicola Fernald
Ribes oxyacanthoides L. var. hirtellum (Michx.) Scoggan
Ribes oxyacanthoides L. var. saxosum (Hook.) Coville
Ribes saxosum Hook.

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