Thalictrum fendleri

Meadow-rue
Thalictrum fendleri

Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
AKA: Fendler's Meadow-rue
Photo taken on: July 16, 2004
Location: Poverty Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Moist woods

Grows 2 to 3ft tall and is common in aspen groves. Male and female flowers are on separate plants. arrow

Thalictrum fendleri

The leaves look like Columbine leaves but are smaller and more delicate.

Male flowers, at left below, have yellowish tassels of pollen.

The female flowers, at right below, have a cluster of immature fruits tipped with styles in shades of light green to deep, bright pink.

Flora of North America reference.

Thalictrum fendleriThalictrum fendleri

Yellow Long Clusters | Green & Brown Flowers