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Thalictrum occidentale


Meadow Rue grows from a yellowish root. Small flowers form plentiful, delicate clusters. Sometimes mistaken for Columbine or maidenhair, the petals face downward off lobed leaves, the foliage ranging from blue-green to bright chartreuse. Modest and whispy blooms rise four to six feet tall. Attractive delicate-looking plant for woodland gardens. Self-seeds.


Size:  3-4'

Sun: partial to full shade

Blooms:  May-Aug

Habitat:  Open woods, meadows, copses

Meadowrue, Western

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