Thalictrum pubescens

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tall meadow-rue
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Thalictrum pubescens[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Thalictrum
Species: T. pubescens
Binomial name
Thalictrum pubescens

Thalictrum polygamum

Thalictrum pubescens, the king of the meadow[2] or tall meadow-rue, is a plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae.


Thalictrum pubescens is a herbaceous plant with alternate, pinnately compound leaves, on hollow, green stems. The flowers are white, borne in spring and summer.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 121.
  2. ^ "Thalictrum pubescens". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 December 2015.