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Red Currant

Ribes cereum

Description:

Kinda frayed looking leaves and red berries. These are edible and apparently make good jam or wine.

Habitat:

They like sun, plains and foothills.

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1 Comment

Ananda Tracy
Ananda Tracy 5 years ago

My book says there's an indigestible acid in the seeds that can upset your stomach if you eat too many of them. I ate a bunch of them this summer without any issues, but I always spit out the sour seeds.

BlueAppaloosa
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BlueAppaloosa

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2013
Submitted on Jan 10, 2014

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