Coyote Trail #13
Trail Open: Year Round
Area Located: Old Marina/Coyote Shleter
Type of trail:
Golden Currant (Ribes aureum)
Named for the golden color found in the leaves, Native
Americans though that snakes feared this plant and used it as a deterrent and snakebite remedy. It is also used for its seeds in making jam, jelly, pie and ice cream. The fruits found on it are a vital source of food for chipmunks, ground squirrels and songbirds.