131369 RED CURRANT Ribes rubrum (Grossulariaceae) Height to 2m
Deciduous shrub, found in damp woodland and beside streams and rivers. FLOWERS are greenish, bell-shaped and pendent; in clusters of up to 20 flowers (Apr-May). FRUITS are red, shiny berries. LEAVES are rounded, irregularly 5-lobed and are not aromatic when bruised. STATUS-Widespread and locally common native; also widely naturalised.