|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes curvatum, Small (Grossularia curvata, Cov. & Brit.). Diffusely branched shrub, to 3 ft., with slender reddish brown or purplish branches, spines slender, about 1/5in. long: lvs. suborbicular, cuneate to subcordate, with obtusish, toothed lobes, sparingly pubescent, 1/2-1 in. across: fls. 1-5, white, on slender peduncles; bracts ovate, often 3-lobed, ciliate, much shorter than the slender pedicels; ovary glandular or pubescent; tube broadly campanulate; sepals linear-spatulate, about 1/4in. long, revolute; petals small, lanceolate, toothed; stamens conspicuous, as long as the sepals, with villous filaments: fr. globose, greenish, 1/4-1/3in. across, glabrous. Ga. to La. and Texas.—Graceful little shrub, similar to the preceding species, but slenderer and more spreading; perfectly hardy at the Arnold Arboretum.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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