Ribes inerme

Wild Gooseberry
Ribes inerme

Family: Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae)
AKA: Whitestem Gooseberry, Whiskey Currant
Photo taken on: June 4, 2006
Location: Crested Butte, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Moist, shady woodlands and meadows

A shrub growing in thickets. Stems arch to 3ft with sharp spines. Leaves are deeply lobed. arrow

Ribes inerme - fruit

Wild Gooseberry fruit is edible when amber colored.

Flora of North America reference.

White Single Flowers