Thalictrum dasycarpum Fisch. & Avé-Lall.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Thalictrum dasycarpum Fisch. & Avé-Lall.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems ca 1(–2) m; cauline lvs sessile; lfls mostly 3-lobed and more than 15 mm, distinctly puberulent beneath, or in western plants occasionally glabrous; infl ± pyramidal and pointed; sep 3–5 mm, ± lanceolate and acute; filaments white, capillary or slightly dilated above, not constricted at the tip; anthers linear, 1.5–3.5 mm, sharply apiculate; stigmas ± straight, 2–4.5 mm (mostly over 3 mm in fr); achenes 4–6 mm, obtuse at the sessile or subsessile base; outermost achenes widely spreading or somewhat deflexed, the head of achenes therefore ± hemispherical; 2n=168. Wet meadows, shores, and streambanks; sw. Ont. to Alta. and Wash., s. to O., Ind., Mo., Okla., and Ariz. June, July. The glabrous phase has been called var. hypoglaucum (Rydb.) Boivin.

  • Common Names

    purple meadow-rue