Taxon  Report   7953    
Thalictrum sparsiflorum  Turcz. ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
Few flowered meadow rue,  Fewflower meadow rue
Thalictrum sparsiflorum
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Thalictrum sparsiflorum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Thalictrum sparsiflorum
© 2012 Steven Perry
Thalictrum sparsiflorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Thalictrum sparsiflorum
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Thalictrum
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Thalictrum sparsiflorum var. saximontanum
ICPN: Thalictrum sparsiflorum var. sparsiflorum
More information about  Thalictrum sparsiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).