Ribes sanguineum Pursh
currant, flowering currant, pink-flowered currant, red flowering currant, red-flower currant, redflower currant, red-flowered currant, red-flowering currant, winter currant
Native to western Canada (i.e. British Columbia) and western USA (i.e. Washington, Oregon and California.
Locally naturalised in Tasmania.
Also naturalised overseas in New Zealand.
Flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum) is regarded as an environmental weed in Tasmania.
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