Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Ribes leptanthum Gray
(Trumpet Gooseberry)

Family: Grossulariaceae

Status: Native

Grossularia leptantha (Gray) Coville & Britton
Ribes leptanthum Gray var. veganum Cockerell

Ribes leptanthum is an upper elevation gooseberry which, like other Ribes species, is found commonly in canyons. The stems are spiny and the fruits are glabrous. The leaves are quite small.
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Ribes leptanthum, photo Russ Kleinman & Kelly Kindscher, Mogollon Mtns., Mineral Creek, July 7, 2007

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