Thalictrum

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thalictrum

(θəˈlɪktrəm)
n
another name for meadow rue
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Noun1.thalictrum - widely distributed genus of perennial herbs: meadow rueThalictrum - widely distributed genus of perennial herbs: meadow rue
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
meadow rue - any of various herbs of the genus Thalictrum; sometimes rhizomatous or tuberous perennials found in damp shady places and meadows or stream banks; have lacy foliage and clouds of small purple or yellow flowers
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The crevices (grykes) of the limestone pavements provide the right sheltered and shady conditions for relatively rare plants like purple saxifrage, yellow saxifrage, alpine meadow grass, hoary whitlow grass, lesser meadow-rue, wall lettuce, and baneberry.
Among the population of a tiny mining station is Meadow-Rue Cassels, living a precarious mouse existence among the artificial constructs.
Look for explorer's gentian, sidalcea, mariposa lily (Calochortus leichilinii), alpine lily, delphinium, meadow-rue, peony, monkshood, columbine, spiraea, thimbleberry, penstemons, violets, monkeyflower (Mimulus torreyi), paintbrush, fireweed, and, in the orchid family, spotted coralroot.