Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Thalictrum fendleri Engelm. ex A. Gray var. polycarpum Torr.
Fendler's meadow-rue, Meadow-rue
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
Synonym(s): Thalictrum polycarpum
USDA Symbol: THFEP2
A 2 ft. perennial with attractive, graceful, fern-like foliage. Unfurling from purplish shoots the leaves are divided into ternate segments which are redivided and at maturity resemble columbine leaves. Foliage usually dies back by summer in dry sites. The tiny, green flowers with dangling stamens (on male plants) are showy only at close range.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CA , NV , OR , UT
Native Distribution: San Diego & Kern Cos., CA, n. to the Willamette V. & e. to w. NV
Native Habitat: Moist forests below 2500 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Propagation is possible by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seed do not need pretreatment.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-05-22
Research By: TWC Staff