New Mexico Wildflowers: Gooseberry Family

Flowers are organized alphabetically by genus and species. Hover over a photo series to control the images.

Golden Currant (Ribes aureum)

These lovely yellow flowers develop areas as they start to die. The berries start out yellow but turn dark red to black as they ripen.


Trumpet Gooseberry (Ribes leptanthum)

When you grasp this one for a closer look, expect many fine spines among the leaves.