Ribes missouriense Nuttall. Phen: Apr-Jun; May-Jul. Hab: Dry to mesic upland forests and woodlands, riparian forests, stream banks, bluffs, old fields, fencerows. Dist: W. WV, sw. OH, IN, WI, MN, and e. ND south to KY, e. TN (Roane and Grainger counties), s. IL, MO, n. AR, and KS, with scattered occurrences (perhaps escapes from cultivation) eastwards in CT, NJ, PA, MD, VA, and WV.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA8, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, Pa, Tn, WV, Sinnott (1985); = Grossularia missouriensis (Nutt.) Coville & Britton – S