Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Ribes leptanthum Gray
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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