Calflora
Taxon  Report   7948    
Thalictrum alpinum  L.
Alpine meadow rue
Thalictrum alpinum
© 2013 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Thalictrum alpinum
© 2013 Dylan Neubauer
Thalictrum alpinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Thalictrum alpinum
© 2013 Dylan Neubauer
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Thalictrum
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Thalictrum alpinum var. hebetum
More information about  Thalictrum alpinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (THAL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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