Golden Currant

LATIN NAME
Ribes aureum

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Cool

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Deciduous shrub
• Growth 3 to 8 feet tall with fragrant, golden yellow flowers
• Flowers May to June, with fruit maturing July to September. The fruit is edible and sweet.
• The leaves are browsed by livestock and deer.
• The seed is readily eaten by all birds.
• Adapted to moist areas along streams and bottomlands.

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