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Ribes indecorum

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Ribes indecorum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes indecorum fruit
Ribes indecorum fruit

Species Name: Ribes indecorum
Common Name: White-Flowering Currant

Lobed leaves are slightly sticky. Clusters of small flowers appear on arching stems in winter. Good bird plant, suitable for planting under oaks or in woodland garden. Inland: protect from afternoon sun.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x 6-8' W
Growth Habit: Upright, open
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer-deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: November-March
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Santa Barbara County to Baja
Natural Habitat: washes and canyons in Coastal Sage Scrub and Chaparral below 2000'

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