[The Currant or Gooseberry Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Shinyleaf Currant

Ribes roezlii var. cruentum

Synonyms: Grossularia cruenta, Ribes cruentum var. cruentum, Ribes cruentum var. oregonense

Lewaves and spiny fruit of Shinyleaf Currant: Ribes roezlii var. cruentum (Synonyms: Grossularia cruenta, Ribes cruentum var. cruentum, Ribes cruentum var. oregonense)

Not the best photo, but this shows the glabrous leaves and spiny fruit of shinyleaf currant as seen along a trail above the trail to the east of Bigelow Basin, Siskiyou National Forest...........July 15, 2012.

Paul Slichter