Ribes wolfii

Wolf's Currant
Ribes wolfii

Family: Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae)
AKA: Western Currant
Photo taken on: June 10, 2006
Location: Jack's Cabin Cutoff, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Moist woods

Grows to 4ft high, often spreading horizontally. Unlike the other currants, it has no thorns. Leaves look like maple leaves.arrow

Ribes wolfii - fruit

It produces little fruit but when berries are produced they are hairy and turn black.

Flora of North America reference.

Photo taken on: September 3, 2008
Location: Virginia Basin trail, GV, CO

White Round Clusters