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King of the meadow
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Flower of tall meadowrue (Thalictrum pubescens) photographed in Ottawa, Ontario in 2019
Scientific classification
Genus:
Thalictrum
Species:
pubescens
Synonyms

Thalictrum polygamum

Thalictrum pubescens, the king of the meadow or tall meadow-rue, is a plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae.

Description

Thalictrum pubescens is a herbaceous plant with alternate, pinnately compound leaves, on hollow, green stems. The flowers are white, borne in spring and summer.

Distribution

The range of this plant includes most of eastern Canada and United States excluding Florida.

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