Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Tall Meadow Rue

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Thalictrum dasycarpum

Flower Description:

Flowers are small, delicate and are creamy green, in flower they look like small lanterns dangling above the leaves.

FamilyButtercup
Season BloomMay-June
HabitatMeadow Rue can be found with Baneberry, Trillium, Celandine Poppy, and Trillium in the woodland landscape.
CyclePerennial
Height2-6'
Leaf DescriptionPurplish stems emerge from the ground and open into three bracts in the upper portion. Leaves are numerous in three lobed leaflets that resemble bear paws.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Shade, Partial Shade
LocationWoodland