Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1245

Shrub
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in moist forests, marl marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green?
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ribes americanum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes americanum   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild Black Currant, American Black Currant