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Straggly Gooseberry

Ribes divaricatum

Plant Description

A deciduous shrub with sharp spines and lobed, toothed leaves that have hairy undersides and hanging bell-shaped red-and-white flowers that attract hummingbirds. It has purplish-black berries that are acidic, but sweet and juicy. They are eaten by birds and other wildlife.

Plant Details

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