Sardinian currant (Ribes sardoum)
Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1). Listed on Appendix I of the Bern Convention (2) and as a priority species on Annexes II and IV of the EC Habitats Directive (3).
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IUCN Red List (December, 2009)