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Plant    Species Name:
Ribes aureum Pursh
syn. Chrysobotrya aurea (Pursh) Rydb.

Common Name:
golden currant


Three Forks, Montana   July 29, 1805
The Dalles, Oregon   April 16, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Ribes aureum (PH-LC 191).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

VIGNETTE: From the Lewis and Clark Trail to Seed Catalogs

by Dominique Harre Rogers

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Capt. Lewis, July 17, 1805--there are a great abundance of red yellow perple & black currants, and service berries now ripe and in ...  more>>

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collected by F.A. Walpole 1011, The Dalles, Oregon, 3 April 1900

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Ribes aureum (Wagner00322)

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Ribes aureum (Wagner00323)

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