|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes oxyacanthoides, Linn. (Grossularia oxyacanthoides, Mill.). Low shrub with slender, often reclining branches, usually more or less bristly and with spines about 1/3in. long, sometimes nearly wanting: lvs. suborbicular, cordate to broadly cuneate at the base, deeply 5-lobed with dentate lobes, slightly pubescent or nearly glabrous, 1-2 in. broad: peduncles very short, scarcely exceeding the bud-scales, 1-2-fld.; pedicels short: fls. greenish white; sepals narrow-oblong, little longer than the tube; stamens somewhat shorter than the sepals: fr. globose, smooth, red, slightly bloomy, edible. Newfoundland to Brit. Col., south to Mont., N. D., and Mich. B.B. (ed. 2) 2:240.—The plant cult. as R. oxyacanthoides is usually R. hirtellum or R. inerme.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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