Thalictrum dioicum, early meadow rue, is a spring blooming native herbaceous perennial. It grows to about 1.5 feet and has male and female flowers are on separate plants. The flowers shown here are the male flowers with the numerous long drooping stamens. We finally found some female flowers which will be added later!.
Thalictrum dioicum: Male flowers .
Leaves and Plant
Text by Millie Ling and all photos by Hubert & Millie Ling. Photos: 5/10/2013 Hacklebarney State Park, Morris County, NJ
Additional information / references:
- The USDA website shows Thalictrum dioicum distribution in the US and other information: https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov/home/plantProfile?symbol=THDI
- Missouri Botanical Garden http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=r210
- Minnesota Wildflowers http://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/flower/early-meadow-rue