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Purple Meadowrue - Thalictrum dasycarpum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Plants dioecious. Stems 60–150 cm with glabrous foliage. Leaves sessile, 3–5 times ternate; ultimate leaflets 2–3 cm long, acutely 3-lobed, leathery, distinctly veined, glaucous and sparsely hairy beneath with revolute margins. Inflorescence compound bracteate panicles. Flowers with whitish sepals 3–4 mm long; anthers ca. 2 mm long, much shorter than the tapered filaments. Fruits ca. 10 pubescent, spreading achenes, the body 2–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to QC, south to AZ, TX, AL and PA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 11

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Habitat
Wet meadows, thickets, ditch and stream banks; plains, valleys to montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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