Ribes hirtellum Michx.  
Family: Grossulariaceae
hairy-stem gooseberry, northern gooseberry, swamp gooseberry
[Grossularia hirtella (Michx.) Spach, Ribes hirtellum var. calcicola Michx., Ribes hirtellum var. saxosum Michx., Ribes oxyacanthoides var. calcicola L., Ribes oxyacanthoides var. hirtellum L., Ribes oxyacanthoides var. saxosum L., Ribes saxosum Hook.]
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Paul Drobot  
Etymology: Ribes: from Syrian or Kurdish ribas, which was derived from an old Persian word
Plants: perennial shrub
Conservation Status: Native
- flowers in clusters of 1-3, bracts without glands

- stamens exceeding petals

- fruit a smooth, purplish berry

- leaves without glands, cuneate to subcordate

Ribes hirtellum image
William S. Alverson  
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Paul Drobot  
Ribes hirtellum image
Paul Drobot  
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