PlantsThalictrum→Waxyleaf Meadow-Rue (Thalictrum revolutum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet or more
Leaves: Malodorous
Other: Lower sides of leaves are light green in color with glandular hairs, which glisten in the sunlight.
Fruit: Other: Small achenes
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white with white stamens; female flowers are bur-like and green in color.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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