Ribes triste Pall.
Common Name: SWAMP RED CURRANT
Coefficient of Conservatism: 6
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub

Usually in swamps (deciduous or coniferous) or wet hollows and seepy slopes in upland rich deciduous forests.

Like R. glandulosum, with which it often grows, this is a low shrub with reclining stems, from which fertile leafy shoots ascend. The flowers are pinkish to red and very flat or saucer-like.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Bay County
Benzie County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ionia County
Iron County
Isabella County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1423.