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Thalictrum texanum (Houston meadow-rue)
Carr, Bill

Thalictrum texanum

Thalictrum texanum (A. Gray) Small

Houston Meadow-rue

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: Whitish to greenish yellow or purplish.



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.2 - Preservation Blooms in Recreated Prairies, New Wildflower Center Prairie Welcome...
Wildflower Newsletter 1991 VOL. 8, NO.1 - New Board President Dana Leavitt Named for Center, Stop Pests Naturally, Diversi...
Wildflower Newsletter 1991 VOL. 8, NO.4 - A National Environmental Research Plan, Director's Report, Discover the Secrets ...
Wildflower Newsletter 1992 VOL. 9, NO.1 - Research Update, Creating Native Lawn with Sod, Director's Report, What Makes Pl...
Wildflower Newsletter 1992 VOL. 9, NO.2 - Native Landscaping City Restrictions and Homeowner Association, Director's Repor...
Wildflower Newsletter 1992 VOL. 9, NO.3 - Water and Landscaping with Native Plants, Research Update, Research Director's R...
Wildflower Newsletter 1992 VOL. 9, NO.5 - Ten Year Anniversary Celebration, A Look Back at Our First Decade, Celebration o...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Thalictrum texanum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Thalictrum texanum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Thalictrum texanum


Record Modified: 2023-05-04
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