Mountain currant, alpine currant

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Ribes alpinum

Native to central or northern Europe and Caucasus. It is a small shrub and grow to 2 m tall. The leaves are palmate; the upper side of leaves are dark green, while the bottom is light green. The flowers are small ang greenish-yellow. The fruit is red, clear and resembles a red currant, but has an insipid taste.