|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes niveum, Lindl. (Grossularia nivea, Spach). Shrub, to 8 ft., upright or ascending: branches reddish brown, with stout brown prickles 1/2-3/4in. long, without bristles: lvs. suborbicular, thin, 3-5-lobed, with few-toothed obtusish lobes, sparingly pubescent or glabrous, 3/4-1 1/2 in. long: fls. 1-4, white, on slender peduncles; bracts ovate, small, much shorter than the filiform pedicels; ovary glabrous; tube campanulate, sepals narrowly lanceolate, 1/4-1/3in. long; stamens slightly longer than the sepals, with pubescent filaments: fr. globose, bluish black, glabrous, subacid. Idaho and Wash. to Nev. B.R. 1962.—Attractive in bloom with its numerous white fls.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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