Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1495

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

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

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Mostly ternately decompound; upper bracteal leaves ternately compound or simple
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

 

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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 (1968) 076-11-002:
Thalictrum clavatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Meadow-rue, Lady-rue