Ribes cynosbati


Sp. Pl. 1: 202. 1753 ,.

Common names: Dogberry groseillier des chiens
Synonyms: Grossularia cynosbati (Linneaus) Miller Ribes cynosbati var. atrox Fernald Ribes cynosbati var. glabratum Fernald
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 37. Mentioned on page 12, 13, 35.

Plants 0.5–1.5 m. Stems erect to spreading, glabrous or pubescent, glabrescent; spines at nodes absent or 1–3, 5–15 mm; prickles on internodes absent or sparse. Leaves: petiole 1–3 cm, pilose and stipitate-glandular; blade pentangular, 3–5-lobed, cleft (1/3–)1/2–3/4 to midrib, 1.7–5 cm, base truncate to cordate, surfaces glabrate or pubescent abaxially, pilose and sometimes with stipitate-glandular hairs adaxially, lobes deltate or cuneate-deltate, margins with rounded teeth, apex rounded or broadly acute. Inflorescences spreading, solitary flowers or 2(–4)-flowered corymbs, 4–5 cm, axis pilose and stipitate-glandular. Pedicels not jointed (sometimes with abcission layer at bract junction), 5–16 mm, glabrous or pilose and stipitate-glandular; bracts lanceolate to ovate, 1.5–2.5 mm, hairy and glandular on margins. Flowers: hypanthium greenish white, campanulate, 1.8–4 mm, glabrous or scattered-hairy; sepals not overlapping, erect to recurved, greenish, oblong, 1.5–4 mm; petals widely separated, erect, white, obovate, not conspicuously revolute or inrolled, 1–2.5 mm; nectary disc not prominent; stamens as long as or slightly longer than petals; filaments linear, 1–2 mm, glabrous; anthers greenish yellow, oval, 0.4–0.6 mm, apex rounded; ovary setose with eglandular or gland-tipped bristles, sometimes sparsely villous; styles connate to middle or 0.8 mm proximal to stigmas, 4.5–7 mm, villous on proximal 1/2 or glabrous. Berries palatable, greenish to pale red, globose, 7–15 mm, densely bristly or spiny. 2n = 16.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Rich hardwoods and conifer-hardwoods, rocky slopes, boulderfields, heath balds
Elevation: 100-2100 m


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N.B., Ont., Que., Ala., Ark., Conn., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Pa., S.Dak., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Nancy R. Morin +
Linnaeus +
Dogberry +  and groseillier des chiens +
N.B. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Conn. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Ky. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mo. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +  and Wis. +
100-2100 m +
Rich hardwoods and conifer-hardwoods, rocky slopes, boulderfields, heath balds +
Flowering May–Jun. +
Grossularia cynosbati +, Ribes cynosbati var. atrox +  and Ribes cynosbati var. glabratum +
Ribes cynosbati +
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