Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1496

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

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

Common in Mountains (uncommon in NC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Look for it in seepages, moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately decompound
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellowish (stamens)
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Inflorescence paniculate

FRUIT:
Spring
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalictrum dioicum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-11-004:
Thalictrum dioicum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Early Meadow-rue