Thalictrum flavum – Common Meadow-rue

Common meadow-rue is a tall, distinctive, and attractive native perennial reaching a height of 1m or more. It has compound, pinnate leaves with wedge-shaped leaflets. The dense masses of small, pale yellow flowers can be seen, on closer inspection, to be made up of tufts of yellow stamens backed by two green bracts. Flowering occurs from July through to September.

Type Seeds per gram Origin Ordering
Grassland Perennial 1000 Cambridgeshire Order this species

Thalictrum flavum Cricklade

Habitat Information
Common meadow-rue is found on a variety of damp habitats including fens, water meadows, ditches and stream sides but always where the soil, or the water that moistens it, is base rich.
The plant is a good nectar source for bees and flies.

Growing Information
In nature seeds germinate in late summer or spring so it is probably best sown in the autumn.



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