Carolinas and Georgia

1495

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Thalictrum clavatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalictrum clavatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-11-002:
Thalictrum clavatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Meadow-rue, Lady-rue


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Look for it in seepages, moist forests, spray cliffs at waterfalls, brookbanks, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Mountains, rare in Piedmont, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

 

...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately compound, with 2+ levels of compoundness
Basal & mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (filaments)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
Petals absent
Numerous petaloid stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence paniculate

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Thalictrum clavatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

Mountain Meadow-rue, Lady-rue