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Few-flower Meadowrue - Thalictrum sparsiflorum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Monoecious. Stems glabrous, 30–90 cm. Leaves mostly cauline, bi- to tri-ternate or pinnate, ultimate leaflets glandular-puberulent below, 1–2 cm long, deeply 3-cleft and lobed. Inflorescence with few-flowered racemes or panicles from axils of leaf-like bracts. Flowers perfect; sepals white to green, ca. 3 mm long; anthers up to 1 mm long, much shorter than filaments. Fruits 6 to 12 reflexed-stipitate, glandular, flattened achenes, the body 3–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to ON south to CA, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist to wet meadows, thickets, often along streams, beneath willows; montane, lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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