Photos of Ribes-americanum-~-American-black-currant

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Ribes americanum ~ American black currant



  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 6

  • golden glands on the back of leaf

  • lacks bristles or thorns (like other currants)

  • 3–lobed leaves (more maple–like than gooseberries)

  • long racemes of black fruits

  • only native current in Southern Michigan

  • native

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