bristly black currant, prickly currant, spiny swamp currant
[Limnobotrya lacustris (Pers.) Rydb., more...]
Etymology: Ribes: from Syrian or Kurdish ribas, which was derived from an old Persian word
Plants: perennial shrub
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 9, Wetland Indicator = FACW USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Shrubs: Photos, descriptions, information USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc. Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"