|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes cereum, Douglas. Much-branched, upright shrub, to 4 ft.: young growth puberulous and glandular: lvs. reniform-orbicular, 3-5-lobed with obtuse crenulate lobes, puberulous-glandular beneath, often glabrous or nearly so above, 1/2-1 1/2 in. broad: racemes few-fld., pendulous; bracts cuneate-obovate, toothed at the rounded or truncate apex; fls. white or greenish; calyx-tube pubescent, 1/4-1/3in. long, sepals ovate, about as long; petals minute, orbicular; ovary glandular or smooth; style usually hairy above: fr. bright red, about 1/3in. across. Brit. Col. to Calif., east to Mont., Idaho, Utah, and Ariz. B.M. 3008. B.R. 1263.—Early leafing and conspicuous with its pale grayish green foliage studded with numerous white or pinkish fls.; also the bright red frs. are ornamental. Var. farinosum (var. farinosum carneum, Jancz.). Branchlets violet: lvs. whitish-pulverulent: fls. bright pink.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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