Ribes divaricatum. Black Gooseberry

Ribes divaricatum. Black Gooseberry Ribes divaricatum, commonly known as the Black Gooseberry, is a native shrub found predominantly in the cooler regions of North America’s west coast. With a sprawling growth habit, this deciduous plant reaches heights of 3 to 6 feet and is characterized by its spiky, robust stems and 3-lobed, serrated leaves showcase […]

Harvesting and Using Black Gooseberry (Ribes divaricatum) for Ecological Restoration in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is known for its lush forests, crystal-clear rivers, and diverse ecosystems. In recent years, however, the degradation of natural habitats, mainly along riverbanks and salmon habitats, has become a growing concern. Ecological restoration efforts are increasingly looking at native plants to combat this issue. One such promising candidate is Ribes divaricatum, commonly […]