Fendler's Meadowrue - Thalictrum fendleri
Plants unisexual or rarely bisexual. Stems glabrous, 20–60(-150)cm, leaves mostly cauline, 3-lobed at apex, the margins crenate, the lower surface often glandular. Inflorescence terminal and lateral, paniculate, bracteate. Flowers unisexual or bisexual; sepals white to green, 3-5 mm long; anthers about 2-3.5 mm long, shorter than filaments. Fruits sessile to shortly pedicillate, strongly flattened achenes, the body 5-11 mm long..
OR and CA east to WY (barely into MT)and south through WY to northen Mexico. Not reported by Lesica (2012) but present in Carbon, Park, Gallatin and Beaverhead counties (Rocky Mt Herbarium website, University of Wyoming).
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Occuring in a wide variety of habitats, including drier Ponderosa pine forests to wetter forests or shrublands of willows, birch or alder.
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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- Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.