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Ribes quercatorum

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Ribes quercatorum

Species Name: Ribes quercetorum
Common Name: Oak Gooseberry

Beautiful branching structure. Protected by spines, which make an excellent barrier plant. Black berries in summer. Good for a bird garden and dry slopes.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Infrequent to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Central and Southern Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi, San Francisco Bay Area, South Coast Range, Western Transverse Range, Peninsular Range, West edge of the Desert
Natural Habitat: Oak woodlands, chaparral below 4100'

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