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Ribes hudsonianum Richardson
Ribes hudsonianum var. hudsonianum Richardson

7 photos.
This is the "northern black currant", or "Hudson Bay currant.  The
berry turns black when ripe and is bitter.

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 24471

1.  Early June.  Blossoms.  The plant has just popped through
the gaps in a wooden deck which accounts for the pale color of the leaves.








2.  Mid-June.  Same plant as in photo 1.
The berries fell off rather than ripening.

3.  Late June.  Plant with green berries.

4.  Late June.  Close-up of berries.  The
white infestation on the berries will cause.
them to drop before ripening.

5.  Early July.  Green  berries among the leaves.
Note the red petioles on two of the leaves.

6.  Early July.  Closer view of some leaves
and green berries showing white-tippped
teeth on the leaves.

7.  September 23, 2012.  Leaves in fall

8.  June 10, 2012.  Close-up of a cluster of

9.  June 10, 2012.  Three stems in bloom.

10.  July 22, 2012.  A stem with ripening

11.  July 22, 2012.  Two clusters of ripening

12.  August 19, 2012.  Mature fruit, sliced
in half to show internal structure.

Photos 1,2 and 7-12 taken south of Central
65°  33.84' N,  144° 48.46' W
Elev. 950 ft.

Photos 3 and 4 taken in the bog
east of the Birch Creek Pingo.
65°  42.294' N,   144°  23.023' W
Elev. 675 ft.

Photos 5 and 6 taken on the hillside
west of the Birch Creek Pingo.
65°  42.248' N,   144°  24.163' W
Elev. 750 ft.