Ribes hirtellum Michx.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Ribes hirtellum Michx.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 5 [Ribes oxyacanthoides L.] , and not always sharply distinct; nodal and internodal spines few and weak, or often absent; lvs softly hairy to glabrous, not glandular, often cuneate at base; bracts villous-ciliate; ovary and hypanthium often villous; fls slightly smaller; stamens and style ca twice as long as the pet, just equaling the sep; 2n=16. Rocky woods and cliffs; Nf. and Que. to Alta., s. to N.Y., Pa., n. Ind., ne. Ill., and Nebr. May, June. (R. huronense) Variable, and sometimes divided into several vars. on the basis of pubescence and lf-shape.