Ribes triste
(Swamp Red Currant)

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Swamp Red Currant, Red Swamp Currant, Red Currant, American Red Currant
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 7
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - June
    Status: Native

Ribes triste, or Swamp Red Currant, is native to northern tier of states. It is a perennial shrub, that grows in wet areas, like lakeshores, swamps, pond margins and stream edges. It blooms in early to mid spring, with brownish red flowers.

More information will be made available soon about this species and telling it apart from others.

Go Back

Back to The Plants.

Back to A-Z Listing.