White-flowered currant. Deciduous shrub to 9’ with dark brown, shredding bark on older specimens. Medium green leaves are palmately lobed, rough textured, and highly aromatic. White flowers appear in short, pendulous clusters from late autumn into winter. No summer water is required once established. One of the most heat and drought adapted species. Deciduous in late fall, but quickly produces leaves and flowers with onset of winter rains. Hardy to 10F. Southern California, Northern Baja.