Ribes rubrum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyGrossulariaceae
Family (Traditional)Grossulariaceae
GenusRibes
SpeciesRibes rubrum L.
Common Namecultivated currant, Rote Johannisbeere
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 3.5
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Ribes sativum Ribes sativum Syme
Ribes sylvestre Ribes sylvestre Mert. & Koch
Ribes vulgare Ribes vulgare K.Koch

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Harlan (KY), Cocke (TN), Hawkins (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1994 - 1999

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100458437 Clinton Kentucky 07 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1029
EKY
Ribes sativum
TENN-V-0113468 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Ribes sativum
TENN-V-011346 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Ribes sativum
APSC0003266 Unicoi Tennessee 00 June 1938 Otis skiles, E. J. Rice, and Loyd Branch
APSC
Ribes sativum
N/A Harlan Kentucky 24 Jun 1994 Bryce D. Fields
853
EKY
Ribes sativum
31973000013881 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ribes rubrum
TENN-V-0113469 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Ribes sativum
TENN-V-0113467 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Ribes sativum
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