Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Bristly Black Currant, Spiny Swamp Currant
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Native north of the Carolinas
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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal spines and numerous internodal prickles
Pale yellowish-green to dull reddish
Flowers in racemes of 4-many
Black or dark purple
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