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Ribes roezlii

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Ribes roezlii
Ribes roezlii

Species Name: Ribes roezlii
Common Name: Sierra Gooseberry

Recommended for high elevation gardens. Excellent gooseberry for low barrier. Superb, wildlife plant-provides protection for ground nesting birds.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Low, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter-deciduous
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Part shade
Soil Preference: Loam
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red/Purple-white
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Klamath Ranges, High and Outer North Coast Ranges, Cascade Ranges, High Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi, Transverse, and Peninsular Ranges, Modoc Plateau
Natural Habitat: Forests, chaparral, woodlands below 8400'

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