Red Currant
  • berries are bright translucent red.
  • berries are sour but palatable.
  • berry is more sour than black currant berry.
  • plant is waist high.
  • varieties in the Pacific Northwest are Northern Red Currant (Ribes triste) and Mountain prickly currant (Ribes montigenum).
  • shrub grows in swamps, moist coniferous forests and rocky montane slopes.
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