Photos of Ribes-glandulosum-~-skunk-currant

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Ribes glandulosum ~ skunk currant

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  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 5

  • deciduous, straggly to erect shrub

  • up to 1 m tall

  • branches smooth and brown to reddish gray

  • leaves and stems emit a skunk like odor when crushed

  • translucent red berries, to 6 mm across, covered with bristly glandular hair

  • fruiting racemes are ascending

  • fruits ripen July to August

  • fruits usually have bristles

  • northern Michigan

  • native

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