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Ribes uva-crispa L.
Ribes grossularia L; Grossularia uva-crispa subsp reclinata (L) Dostál; European gooseberry

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (4)
Calophyidae  Calophya triozomima @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Cronartiaceae  Cronartium ribicola @ BPI (2)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe strumella @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Microsphaera grossulariae @ BPI (2)

Sphaerotheca mors-uvae @ BPI (7)
Leptosphaeriaceae  Coniothyrium ribis @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria grossulariae @ BPI (22)

Septoria ribis @ BPI (5)
Polyporaceae  Trametes ribicola @ BPI (1)

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Ribes uva-crispa L.
European gooseberry

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Symbol: RIUV80
Group: Dicot
Family: Grossulariaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Grossulariaceae – Currant family
Genus Ribes L. – currant
Species Ribes uva-crispa L. – European gooseberry

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The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Ribes uva-crispa . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
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Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
European gooseberry

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Michigan Ribes
currant, gooseberry Plant pest 1
1 planting of currants and gooseberries in certain parts of the State of Michigan is prohibited

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53. Ribes uva-crispa Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 201. 1753.

European gooseberry, groseillier épineux

Ribes grossularia Linnaeus

Plants 1-1.5 m. Stems erect, pubescent; spines at nodes 3, 5-10 mm; prickles on internodes present, scattered. Leaves: petiole 1-2 cm, pubescent; blade pentangular, 3-5-lobed, deeply cleft, 2-5 cm, base cordate to broad-cuneate, surfaces pubescent, lobes obtuse, margins crenulate-dentate, apex obtuse. Inflorescences spreading, solitary flowers or 2-3-flowered racemes, 1-3 cm, axis glabrous or sparsely lanate and stipitate-glandular, flowers evenly spaced. Pedicels not jointed, 2-4 mm, glabrous or sparsely lanate; bracts ovate, 1-3 mm, sparsely lanate, sparsely stipitate-glandular. Flowers: hypanthium greenish, short-campanulate, 4-6 mm, pubescent; sepals not overlapping, spreading, greenish abaxially, pink adaxially, strap-shaped, 5-7 mm; petals not connivent, erect, white, ovate, not conspicuously revolute or inrolled, 2-3 mm; nectary disc not prominent; stamens 2 times longer than petals; filaments linear, 4-6 mm, glabrous; anthers cream, oblong-oval, 1-2 mm, apex rounded; ovary sparsely hairy; styles connate to tip, ca. 6 mm, villous in proximal 1/2. Berries very palatable, greenish, ovoid, 10-20 mm, softly bristled.

Flowering Mar-Apr. Thickets, fields, roadsides, other anthropogenic habitats; 0-2500 m; introduced; Nfld. and Labr., Ont., Que.; Conn., Del., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.Dak., Ohio, Pa., S.Dak., Vt., W.Va., Wis.; w, c Europe (including Great Britain); n Africa; introduced also in n Europe (including Ireland), Atlantic Islands (Iceland).

Culinary forms of gooseberry have been bred from Ribes uva-crispa .

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Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
European Gooseberry
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2410 [detail]
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry

Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
European Gooseberry
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2411 [detail]
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry

Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
Ribes uva-crispa var. sativum
European Gooseberry
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2412 [detail]
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry

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