Delaware Wildflowers • Months

Tall Meadowrue
Thalictrum pubescens
Ranunculaceae — Buttercup family
Native
Tall Meadowrue
Emerging, just a few inches tall. They can grow to 8'.
Woodlawn Tract
April 2016
Tall Meadowrue
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
June 2020
Tall Meadowrue
Tall Meadowrue
Staminate flowers. There are no petals, just stamens.
Brandywine Creek State Park
June 2004
Tall Meadowrue
Perfect flowers, with pistils and a few stamens.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
June 2002
Tall Meadowrue
Tall Meadowrue
Tall Meadowrue
Leaflets
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
July 2020
Tall Meadowrue
A single compound leaf
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
July 2021
Tall Meadowrue
Developing fruit

Tall Meadowrue
Many showy staminate flowers, and a few less showy perfect flowers at left center.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
July 2021
Tall Meadowrue
Ashland
July 2021
Tall Meadowrue
Pistillate flowers and fruit.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
July 2020

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