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Early Meadow Rue


Scientific Name     

Thalictrum doicum  L.

Family Name

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

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Characteristics:  

Habitat:  

rich, moist woods in full sun to partial shade

Plant Height:  

30-70 cm, erect stem

Flower Color:  

greenish-yellow

Flower:  

numerous stamens extend beyond 4-5 sepals, petals absent, 6 mm long, pistils few, elongated, purplish

Inflorescence:  

loose panicle

Fruit:  

1-seeded achenes usually conspicuously veined or ribbed 

Leaves:  

glabrous, thin, flat-margined, long-stalked, pinnately divided into 3s, leaflets 2-9 lobed 

Bloom Time:  

April-May

Origins:  

native

Other:  

plants dioecious (male/female flowers on separate plants)