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Tall Meadow Rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum) - Wildflowers

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Tall Meadow Rue
Thalictrum dasycarpum

Tall Meadow Rue
Tall Meadow Rue

Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
2 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
May - July
 

Features

Clusters of white flowers. Compound foliage with lobed leaflets.

Culture

Partial shade and consistently moist soils.

Notes

Found in swamps and other wet sites. Plants are dioecious (male and female flowers on separate plants) and male flowers tend to be showier.