Grossulariaceae (gooseberry family) Ribes

Ribes viburnifolium evergreen currant

Catalina Island, Baja California

Shrub, low growing and spreading, with beautiful, round, leathery, fragrant foliage Subdued pink to purple flowers in midwinter to early spring, in short clusters.

Serra Grove at Lomita Mall; Stauffer II; McCullough Bldg, north side; Tresidder parking lot, bus stop island.

Illustrations: habit.

Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.12, Page 6.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.