Carolinas and Georgia

2068

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

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-11-007:
Thalictrum macrostylum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Thalictrum subrotundum

 

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


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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

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious or polygamous

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

Rare

 

...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness
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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Thalictrum macrostylum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

Small-flowered Meadow-rue, Small-leaved Meadow-rue