CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record ribes_amarum_var._hoffmannii - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 13:10 ET c
Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii
common nameHoffmann's bitter gooseberry
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life form deciduous shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4?T3      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (3):
Julian (033D) 3311615, Santa Barbara (142B) 3411946, Santa Ynez (169D) 3412051
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Santa Barbara (SBA), Ventura (VEN)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Riparian woodland (RpWld)
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range5 - 1190 meters
Move to List 1B? Location, rarity, and endangerment information needed. Expected to only occur in the Santa Ynez Mtns., but plants are also recorded from the San Rafael Mtns. Taxonomic distinctiveness from R. amarum is uncertain; needs further study. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. A synonym of R. amarum in TJM (1993) and TJM 2.
full nameRibes amarum McClat. var. hoffmannii Munz
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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