Ribes sanguineum   Flowering Currant I

Ribes sanguineum Ribes sanguineum

The fruits of this shrub are a target for birds who have helped this introduction to arrive in some unexpected places such as our garden. Ribes sanguineum can grow quickly from a seedling to a fully flowering shrub in just a few years.

Ribes sanguineum is found all over lowland England, Wales, Scotland and northern Ireland with far less in the south of Ireland

Cheshire quarry, 4th and 17th March 2005

Added on March 4th 2005, updated 17th November 2011

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