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Redcurrant

species of plant

A Redcurrant (Ribes rubrum) is a type of fruit. It is related to the Blackcurrant. They are in the same genus Ribes. They can be found growing in the wild in western Europe (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and northern Italy).

Redcurrant
Ribes rubrum 1.jpg
Cultivated redcurrant
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R. rubrum
Binomial name
Ribes rubrum
Redcurrant

The redcurrant is more tart than the blackcurrant. Redcurrants are used in jams and other cooked foods.