Carolinas and Georgia

1500

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalictrum thalictroides   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Anemonella thalictroides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-11-001:
Thalictrum thalictroides   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Syndesmon thalictroides

 

COMMON NAME:
Windflower, Rue-anemone


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

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

 

full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Ternately compound, basal leaves with 2+ levels of compoundness
Basal & whorled

FLOWER:
Spring
White/Pinkish
Radially symmetrical
5-10 sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Inflorescence umbellate

FRUIT:
Spring
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Thalictrum thalictroides   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

Windflower, Rue-anemone