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Ribes triste (Red currant)
Weyand, Phyllis

Ribes triste

Ribes triste Pall.

Red Currant

Grossulariaceae (Currant Family)

Synonym(s): Ribes rubrum var. alaskanum, Ribes rubrum var. propinquum, Ribes triste var. albinervium

USDA Symbol: RITR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green , Purple , Brown

Distribution

USA: AK , CT , IL , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Woodland,Riparian,Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL FAC OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL FAC
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ribes triste in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ribes triste in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ribes triste

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-04-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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