[The Gooseberries and Currants of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Mapleleaf Currant, Maple-leaf Currant, Mapleleaf Gooseberry

Ribes acerifolium

(Ribes howellii in Oregon)

Mapleleaf Currant: Ribes acerifolium (Ribes howellii)

The photo above shows the leaves of mapleleaf currant as seen along the Round the Mt. Trail #600 at the base of McNeil Pt. on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Hood.........................October 1, 2008.

Leaves and fruit of mapleleaf currant: Ribes acerifolium (Ribes howellii)

This photo shows the leaves and glaucous fruits of mapleleaf currant as seen the western rim to White River, several hundred meters east of Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood.................August 29, 2008.

Paul Slichter