Ribes triste Pall.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Ribes triste Pall.

  • Description

    Species Description - Unarmed straggling shrub; lvs glabrous to softly hairy beneath, broadly truncate to shallowly cordate at base, mostly 5-lobed, the lobes toothed from sinus to tip, the two middle sinuses the deepest, the lateral lobes direct forward; racemes drooping, the axis and pedicels (1–4 mm) often with short-stipitate glands; hypanthium above the ovary saucer-shaped, less than 1 mm; sep greenish-purple, broadly rhombic-ovate, 2 mm; pet cuneate, 1 mm, truncate or notched; fr red; 2n=16. Bogs and wet woods; Nf. to Alas., s. to N.J., Mich., Wis., Minn., and Alta.; n. Asia. June, July.

  • Common Names

    swamp red currant