Calflora
Taxon  Report   7952    
Thalictrum occidentale  A. Gray
Western meadow rue
Thalictrum occidentale
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Thalictrum occidentale
© 2003 BLM,Arcata Field Office
Thalictrum occidentale
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Thalictrum occidentale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Thalictrum occidentale
© BLM,Arcata Field Office
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Thalictrum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Thalictrum occidentale var. occidentale
More information about  Thalictrum occidentale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (THOC)

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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