Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4319

Shrub
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in forests, acid swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal spines and numerous internodal prickles

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pale yellowish-green to dull reddish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Inferior ovary
Flowers in racemes of 4-many

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black or dark purple
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Ribes lacustre   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ribes lacustre   FAMILY Grossulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bristly Black Currant, Spiny Swamp Currant


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