Ribes americanum (American Black Currant)

Ribes americanum (American Black Currant) is a native plant of woodlands, shaded streams, and a host of wetland and swamp edges.  Its flowers are not particularly striking, but it is an important wildlife food source for many mammals and birds.  It spreads through underground roots so it can form small thickets.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic
  • Height 3-5'
  • Flower Color cream-green
  • Flower Time June, July, August

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