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Early MeadowRue

Early Meadowrue Wildflower in Wisconsin

Early MeadowRue

Early Meadowrue is generally found in places that have not been disturbed by human interaction.




A perennial, native wildflower. The stems are a light purple color and the flowers are bell-shaped and produce yellow hanging flowers. The flowers do not open much more than currently pictured below.

Names:
• Early Meadowrue

• Meadow Rue
• Quick Silver Weed

Early MeadowRue - Generally found in places that have not been disturbed by human interaction. The stems are a light purple color and the flowers are bell-shaped and produce yellow hanging flowers. The flowers do not open any more than currently pictured.

Scientific Name:
Thalictrum dioicum

Early meadow rue leaves that are just popping out. I absolutely love how the leaves are all stacked on top of one another until they separate and fan out. 

Early Meadow Rue Leaves Just Forming

(Native) Family:
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)

I absolutely love how the leaves of Early Meadow Rue are all stacked on top of one another until they separate and fan out.

The leaves after they open are spread much further apart.

Early Meadow Rue Leaves Just Opening

Seed Clusters:
In June, Early Meadow Rue goes to seed. The female plants produce seed pods clusters of green ovals with a little hook stub on top. I’ll update this post with pictures when I take them.

Additional Flowers Blooming Around the Same Time:
Endangered Dwarf Lake Iris
Forget Me Knot
Downy Yellow Violet

Love Meadow Rue?  Try Planting These in Your Yard

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