Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. Updated February 2018.
Scientific name: Thalictrum pubescens Pursh
Common name(s): tall meadow-rue, tall meadow rue, king-of-the-meadow
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- three lobes
-height of 3-7 feet
-showy outward extending white stamens
– may be confused with T. dioicum; see left sidebar on Go Botany webpage
-meadows and fields
-Iroquois used this to treat nosebleeds and gall conditions
-Montagnais used the leaves as a spice
Go Botany. “Thalictrum Pubescens Pursh.” Thalictrum Pubescens (Tall Meadow-Rue): Go Botany, 2021, gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/thalictrum/pubescens/.