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Thalictrum thalictroides [= Anemonella thalictroides]

Rue-anemone, Windflower

Scientific Name:

Thalictrum thalictroides [= Anemonella thalictroides]

Genus:

Thalictrum

Species Epithet:

thalictroides

Common Name:

Rue-anemone, Windflower

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Moist forests. Common in NC Mountains, rare in Piedmont and Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Whorled, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Windflower

Tom Harville's yard, Spring '04

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©Tom Harville

A double Windflower

4/6/08 at the Chimney Rock Picnic area trail

image

© 2008 Rich Armstrong

Blooms

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© 2008 Rich Armstrong

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
NC State Extension


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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