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
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for black currant (to antracnose fide Biologija 3:65. 2005)
  • Gene sources: research in plant biology ("model species used in the Floral Genome project" fide Temp Fr Crop Breed 193. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of black currant (based on partially fertile hybrids with Ribes nigrum fide Biologija 3:67. 2005)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - New Brunswick
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - North Dakota, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Maryland, - Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image