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Taxon: Ribes americanum Mill.

 
Genus: Ribes
Subgenus: Ribes
Section: Botrycarpum
Family: Grossulariaceae
Nomen number: 31774
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Ribes no. 4. 1768
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (10 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • American black currant  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • wild black currant  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • American black currant   - English (Canada)
  • groseillier d'Amérique  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • gadellier d’Amérique   - French (Canada)
  • kanadische Johannisbeere  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • parktistron  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (e.), Montana, Wyoming (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  2. Brennan, R. M. & S. L. Gordon. 2002. Future prespectives in blackcurrant breeding. Acta Hort. 585:39-45.
  3. Brennan, R. M. 2008. Chapter 6. Currants and gooseberries. Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics 177-196.
  4. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  6. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 127.
  7. Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  11. Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  12. Hummer, K. E. & A. Dale. 2010. Horticulture of Ribes. Forest Pathol. 40:251-263.
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  15. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  16. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  17. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  18. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  20. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  21. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  22. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  24. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
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  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  27. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?31774. Accessed 15 October 2019.