Ribes montigenum

Red Prickly Currant
Ribes montigenum

Family: Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae)
AKA: Mountain Gooseberry
Photo taken on: July 9, 2005
Location: Rustler Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Rocky slopes, forest edges

A shrub growing 1ft to 3ft with large thorns at the base of the leaves.arrow

Ribes montigenum - fruit



Berries are hairy but edible.

Photo taken on: September 3, 2005
Location: Irwin lake trail, GV, CO

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