Wolf's currant Grossulariaceae Ribes wolfii
Leaf:Alternate, simple, deciduous, round in outline, palmately 3- to 5-lobed, serrate, 1 to 3 inches in diameter; dark green and glabrous above, paler below.
Flower:Perfect, small, yellow-white to pinkish, tubular flowers with 5 petals, borne in compact racemes.
Fruit:Dark blue, 1/2 inch pea-sized berries covered with stalked glands and white waxy bloom; sweet and tasty.
Twig:Young twigs are round, red-green, slightly pubescent, reddish brown with age.
Bark:Reddish brown to grayish brown, thin, splits longitudinally to reveal vertical rows of horizontal lenticels.
Form:A loosely branched, erect shrub reaching 10 feet tall.