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Sequoia Gooseberry
Ribes tularense
About Sequoia Gooseberry (Ribes tularense) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Ribes tularense is a rare species of currant known as the Sequoia gooseberry or Tulare gooseberry. It is endemic to southern California, at elevations between 1,500-1,800 metres (4,900-5,900 ft). Ribes tularense is known from only about ten populations in the forests of the High Sierra Nevada. These are located in Tulare County except for one population found less than 100 meters east of the county line near Mount Whitney in Inyo County. The species is closely related to Ribes binominatum.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

1.6 ft tall

Winter Deciduous

Flower Color
Flower Color
Cream, Green

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 17 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Hummingbird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 12.8" - 52.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.24" - 2.76", Coldest Month: 17.9" - 50.4", Hottest Month: 38.4" - 77.3", Humidity: 1.72" - 24.23", Elevation: 443" - 14460"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Tulare Gooseberry

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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