Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
Plantae>Magnoliophyta>Magnoliopsida>Rosales>Grossulariaceae>Ribes cynosbati L.
An uncommon deciduous prickly shrub. Like the two other gooseberries in North Carolina, Dogberry occurs only in the Mountains. The specific epithet, cynosbati, means "dog berry".
Clay Co. NC 5/14/05.
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