Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2068

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious or polygamous

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

Rare

Look for it in moist places, perhaps associated with circumneutral soils, moist to dry ultramafic outcrop barrens (over olivine), tidal freshwater marshes, rarely pineland seepages with calcareous substrate, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Ternately & pinnately decompound
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Whitish
Unisexual and bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4(-6) sepals
Petals absent
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 macrostylum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalictrum macrostylum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-11-007:
Thalictrum macrostylum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Thalictrum subrotundum

 

COMMON NAME:
Small-flowered Meadow-rue, Small-leaved Meadow-rue


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image of Thalictrum macrostylum

JK Marlow    jkm060429_156

April    Clay County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Tusquitee Ranger District

Leaflets entire to 3-lobed, averaging about 10mm wide, per Weakley's Flora.


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image of Thalictrum macrostylum

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtmacrostylum_lr1

May    Pickens County    SC

Table Rock State Park

image of Thalictrum macrostylum

JK Marlow    jkm150912_003

September    Clay County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Tusquitee Ranger District