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Common Gooseberry

Common Gooseberry

Common Gooseberry Facts

The binomial name for Common Gooseberry is Ribes uva crispa, and is one of several species of Ribes, or Currant. Other common names for Gooseberry bushes are usually specific to a particular species of Ribes, such as Hedge Gooseberry for Ribes alpestris, Prickly Gooseberry for Ribes cynosbati, Japanese Gooseberry for Ribes grossularioides, North American Gooseberry for Ribes hirtellum, and Whitestem Gooseberry for Ribes inerme.

Common Gooseberry Farms

It may be possible to find any common gooseberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Common Gooseberry Stories

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Literary Gardener: What the heck is that? A gander at gooseberries
Gooseberries and their closely related Ribes kin, currants, were used for jams, meat dishes and desserts. Some say gooseberries derived their common name from a sauce made from the fruit that was poured over roasted goose (and mackerel). Gooseberries ... Mail Tribune [ story ]

Mountain bikers rescued by Search and Rescue teams near Gooseberry Mesa
WASHINGTON COUNTY – Two mountain bikers are recovering from a ride that left them stranded in in a remote rugged area near Gooseberry Mesa. According to St. George News, Dispatch received the emergency call around 1 p.m. on Friday afternoon. Washington ... [ story ]

Photo - Mirjami Haverinen - - Finland

Selected Species

Black Gooseberry
Hedge Gooseberry
Japanese Gooseberry
North American Gooseberry
Prickly Gooseberry
Whitestem Gooseberry

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