Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Thalictrum hepaticum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalictrum pubescens   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Thalictrum revolutum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Thalictrum pubescens var. hepaticum

INCLUDED WITHIN & NOMEN NUDUM VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-11-009?:
Thalictrum polygamum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Tall Meadow-rue


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Look for it in seepage areas, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

 

...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (filaments)
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
4(-6) sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Inflorescence paniculate

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Thalictrum hepaticum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

Appalachian Tall Meadow-rue