Connecticut Plants
Swamp Red Currant
Ribes triste Pallas

Red swamp currant is endangered in Connecticut.

  • Family: currant (Grossulariaceae)
  • Habitat: bogs, fens, and wet woods
  • Height: 18 to 36 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch wide
  • Flower color: dull pink
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native

Photographed in early May in Mackinac County, Michigan.



Photographed in early May in Mackinac County, Michigian.