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Golden Currant

Golden Currant


Saxifrage Family : Saxifragaceae

Latin Name : Ribes aureum
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Cool
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – good
Livestock – good

Remarks :

Deciduous shrub, growth 3 to 8 feet tall with fragrant, golden yellow flowers May to June. 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.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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Golden Currant