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BLACK CURRANT Ribes nigrum (Grossulariaceae)  Height to 2m. Deciduous shrub, found in damp woodlands and hedgerows. FLOWERS are greenish, bell-shaped and pendent; in clusters of up to 10 flowers (Apr-May). FRUITS are black berries. LEAVES are rounded, irregularly 5-lobed, stickily hairy and aromatic when bruised. STATUS-Locally common native plant but also widely naturalised.
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BLACK CURRANT Ribes nigrum (Grossulariaceae) Height to 2m. Deciduous shrub, found in damp woodlands and hedgerows. FLOWERS are greenish, bell-shaped and pendent; in clusters of up to 10 flowers (Apr-May). FRUITS are black berries. LEAVES are rounded, irregularly 5-lobed, stickily hairy and aromatic when bruised. STATUS-Locally common native plant but also widely naturalised.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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