Wild black current, beaver berries
Native American Name
Dakota: "Chap-ta-haza (*Chopp taw haizaw)
Ribes americanum is a(n) shrub herbaceous, which grows 1m to 2m in height. This species is commonly found stream banks and ravines. The leaves are golden glands on underside of green palmately lobe. Ribes americanum has greenish-yellow white green white flowers that bloom from May to June.