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Ribes lacustre (Pers.) Poir.
Synonym(s): Limnobotrya lacustris, Ribes lacustre var. parvulum, Ribes oxycanthoides var. lacustre
USDA Symbol: rila
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun
, WY Canada: AB
, SK Native Distribution:
Alaska and Yukon across Canada east to Newfoundland; south to California and Colorado in the West, and to the Great Lakes and the Appalachians to Virginia in the East. Native Habitat:
Mountain streamsides, wet meadows, forests and woodlands.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Conditions Comments: Not recommended; carries disease which kills white pine.
BenefitUse Wildlife: The berries of this plant feed a wide variety of wildlife species, including Grizzly Bears, Elk, and Mountain Goats.
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2013-08-05
Research By: TWC Staff