evergreen currant Grossulariaceae Ribes viburnifolium
Leaf:Alternate, simple, evergreen and leathery, no lobes, may be entire irregularly toothed; dark green above, leaf underside has glands that exude sap with citrus or wine-scented sap that is very fragrant after rain or when bruised.
Flower:Perfect, small, red, tubular flowers borne in long, sparse racemes; blooming late winter to early spring.
Fruit:Orange-red to red, round, 1/4 inch berries in a loose cluster, ripen in late spring.
Twig:Red with sparse glandular hairs.
Bark:Red or red-brown to gray-brown.
Form:An arching shrub to 4 feet, spreading by rooting at the branch tips.