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Last updated 4/20/2020 by David Giblin.
Ribes sanguineum Pursh var. sanguineum[FNA8, HC2]
blood currant, red currant, red flowering currant

Publication: Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 164 [1813]. 1814.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA8: "Ribes sanguineum is widely cultivated. It begins to bloom very early in the season, providing a nectar source for pollinators when little else is available."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Ribes sanguineum Pursh var. deductum Jeps.
Ribes sanguineum Pursh var. melanocarpum (Greene) Jeps.