|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes inerme, Rydb. (R. hirtellum Purpusii, Koehne. R. oxyacanthoides var. nevadense and var. irriguum, Jancz. Grossularia inermis, Cov. & Brit.). Shrub, to 6 ft.: branches with few small spines less than 1/2in. long, sometimes unarmed, rarely with a few bristles: lvs. suborbicular, cordate to truncate at the base, 3-5-lobed with crenate-dentate obtusish lobes, glabrous or sometimes pubescent, 1/2-2 1/2 in. broad: fls. 1—4, green or purplish; bracts small; ovary glabrous; calyx-tube narrowly campanulate; sepals oblong, slightly shorter than tube; stamens shorter than sepals: fr. purplish red, smooth, edible. Mont. to Brit. Col. to Calif. and New Mex.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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