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Ribes sanguineum var. sanguineum

Ribes sanguineum Pursh var. sanguineum

Red Flowering Currant, Redflower Currant

Grossulariaceae (Currant family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.
Fruit: Blue-black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: CA , ID , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Open forests, rocky slopes, clearings, roadsides, wooded valleys and mountains.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ribes sanguineum var. sanguineum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ribes sanguineum var. sanguineum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ribes sanguineum var. sanguineum


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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