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Thalictrum pubescens [= Thalictrum polygamum]

Common Tall Meadowrue, Late Meadowrue, King-of-the-meadow.

Scientific Name:

Thalictrum pubescens [= Thalictrum polygamum]

Genus:

Thalictrum

Species Epithet:

pubescens

Common Name:

Common Tall Meadowrue, Late Meadowrue, King-of-the-meadow.

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft., 3-6 ft., 6-12 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Bogs, marshes, wet forests. Common in NC Mountains, rare in Piedmont and Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Notes:

Flora of North America "This summer-blooming flower is constantly visited by bees and butterflies. At least 10 other Thalictrum species are found in eastern North America.
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Plant

image

Max Patch, April 2004

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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