Carolinas and Georgia

1498

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalictrum revolutum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-11-005:
Thalictrum revolutum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Skunk Meadow-rue, Waxy Meadow-rue


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Look for it in mesic to dry forests, woodlands, & barrens, over hornblende, greenstone, dolostone, & serpentinized olivine, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA Piedmont)

 

partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Ternately compound, with 2+ levels of compoundness
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (filaments)
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Inflorescence paniculate

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Thalictrum revolutum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

Skunk Meadow-rue, Waxy Meadow-rue