Ribes sanguineum

Red-flowering Currant


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From Oregon Flora, Gardening with Natives:

A favorite for hummingbirds as well as numerous other birds and butterflies, red-flowering currant has tubular pink to red flowers that, along with their leaves, produce a bright scent in early spring. Blue-black berries develop in summer and are edible but tart. Stems are thornless unlike many of the shrub’s relatives, and sport festive foliage in autumn.

Full Latin Name
Ribes sanguineum