Ribes cereum

Wax Currant
Ribes cereum

Family: Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae)
AKA: Squaw Currant
Photo taken on: May 27, 2006
Location: Taylor Canyon, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Woodlands, rocky areas

A shrub growing to 5ft high without thorns and with waxy leaves.arrow

Ribes cereum - fruit

Wax Currant fruit is edible.

Photo taken on: September 10, 2005
Location: Ohio Peak Trail, GV, CO

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