Ribes malvaceum var. malvaceum

Ribes malvaceum var. malvaceum

chaparral currant


  • Deciduous shrub 6 to 8 feet tall.
  • Unusual
  • Found growing in oak, pine and chaparral woodlands
  • Full or partial sun, summer dry, well drained soils
  • Found in dryer warmer areas of our two counties
  • Found in Bay hills and Diablo sections also reported in Hamilton and Altamont sections

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Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo east, Mt. Diablo north, Mt. Diablo upper, Mt. Diablo west


1 gallon, 2 gallon

pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
bloom season Feb
features Fruits
soil Good
pollinators Hummingbirds
water Low
bloom season Mar
habitat Mixed evergreens
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
flower color Pink
growth habit Upright
soil Well-drained

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