OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Grossularia curvata

 

COMMON NAME:
Granite Gooseberry


         To see larger pictures, click or hover over the thumbnails.

image of Ribes curvatum, Granite Gooseberry

JK Marlow    jkm110417_087

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Leaves 3-5 lobed, irregularly toothed, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes curvatum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Grossularia curvata

 

Search by scientific name:

3447

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in rocky upland forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal spines

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green?
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



 


Search by scientific name: