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Alpine Currant Fact Sheet

Family:  Grossulariaceae - Currant family
Latin name:  Ribes alpinum
Common name:  Alpine currant
Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant trained as a hedge Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant hedge with areas where leaves are missing Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant leaves Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant leaves and twigs Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant leaves and twigs Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant leaves and twigs Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant leaves and twigs in early spring Photo of Ribes alpinum - Alpine currant leaves and twigs in early spring
Ribes is a genus of about 150 species of flowering plants that are usually treated as the only genus in the family Grossulariaceae.
Sometimes Ribes is included in the Saxifragaceae family.
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