Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Thalictrum occidentale -- (Western Meadowrue)

photos by Susan McDougall


Thalictrum occidentale

A member of the Buttercup Family, the leaves of Western Meadowrue resemble those of the related columbines. They are bluish-green and divided 3 times. The tall stems are topped with a multiple-flowered inflorescence. Male and female are on separate plants.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9517, -121.8664
Date: July 22, 2015
Thalictrum occidentale

This is a female plant with developing seeds. Western Meadowrue is an uncommon plant of forest openings and roadsides.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9517, -121.8664
Date: July 22, 2015

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