|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes cynosbati. Linn. (R. gracile, Michx. Grossularia Cynosbati, Mill.). Fig. 3406. Shrub, to 5 ft., but usually lower, with spreading branches: spines slender, 1-3, 1/4-2/5in. long: bristles few and weak or none: lvs. orbicular, truncate or cordate, deeply 3-5-lobed, with crenately or incisely dentate lobes, usually pubescent beneath, 3/4-1 1/2 in. broad: fls. 1-3, on slender stalks, green, ovary setose; calyx-tube broadly campanulate; sepals shorter than tube; petals about half as long; stamens little longer than petals: fr. globose or ovoid, vinous-red, prickly, edible. New Bruns. to N. C., west to Man., Mo. and Ala. B.B. (ed.2) 2:239. Var. inerme, Rehd. Fr. without prickles, smooth. Var. glabratum, Fern. Lvs. glabrous or only sparingly pilose on the veins.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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