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Thalictrum pubescens Pursh  

meadow rue

Thalictrum pubescens Thalictrum pubescens
Thalictrum pubescens
Photos by Renee Brecht Britton and Brown. See credits below.**

Botanical name: Thalictrum pubescens Pursh
Common name: meadow rue
Synonomy: Thalictrum polygamum
Group: dicot
Family: Ranunculaceae
Growth Type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 3-8'
Foliage: divided leaflet, hollow green stems
Flower: white, 1/3" across. No real petals; stamens resemble "petals"; Dioecious
Flowering/fruiting time July-September
Habitat: marshes, swamps, wet areas
Range in New Jersey: statewide, except the Pine barrens
Heritage ranking if any: n/a
Distribution Opuntia humifusa distribution
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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 572.
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