Thalictrum dioicum

Thalictrum dioicum


Early Meadow Rue Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part to Shade
Height: 1′-3′
Color: Green
Blooms: April-May
Flowers: The flowers are about 1/4″ long with no petals. The male and female flowers grow on different plants. The male flowers have many showy yellow stamens, the female flowers have a few purple pistils.
Leaves: The leaves are divided into 3-4 round, lobed, 1/2″-2″ segments.

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An excellent delicately textured wildflower for a woodland setting. Will grow in clay on wooded slopes. The foliage is similar in “look” to the Wild Columbine, but has an even a finer texture. The flowers are loosely arranged in delicate terminal clusters looks like rain hanging down!


Interesting Facts

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More Info: It is pollinated by the wind.
Name: The scientific name Thalia is the Greek muse of pastoral poetry, and dioicum means two houses – referring to the fact that the male and female parts grow on separate plants.
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Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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