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Thalictrum flavum

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Thalictrum flavum | Burford, Oxon, OX18
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1 litre

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Common names

Common meadow rue, Yellow meadow rue, Meadow rue


Thalictrum flavum (Common meadow rue). This plant can be identified by the numerous flowers with yellow stamens. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Upright, little-branched. ROOT: From creeping, slender, underground stem. HAIRS: More or less hairless. STIPULES: Present LEAF-STALK: Present or upper stalkless. BRACTS: Present FLOWER STALK: About equaling flower. PETALS: 3-4 perianths, narrow. STAMENS: Numerous, yellow, held above flower. STIGMA: 1 per ovary OVARY: Few, 1-celled. SEEDS: 1, not released.


You can grow them in sun or partial-shade in any well-drained soil, You can propagate from fresh seeds in the autumn or by division in spring.

Interest and use

Foliage, wildflower/meadow.

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Thalictrum flavum | Burford, Oxon, OX18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilBoggy
  • WaterSemi-moist

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