Hill Meadow Rue
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Hill Meadow Rue
ative Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Hill Meadow Rue • Hindi: श्वेतांबर Shwetambara • Marathi: श्वेतांबर Shwetambara
Botanical name: Thalictrum dalzellii    Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Hill Meadow Rue is an erect herb with perennial roots, growing up to half a meter tall. Leaves are 3-foliolate rarely 2-ternate. Leaflets are circular, 3-5 cm in diameter, with margins crenately lobed or toothed. Flowers white, fascicled at the ends of the branches. Flowers are about 1 cm in diameter, with 4-5 petal-like sepals. Petals are absent. Many protruding filamentlike stamens are prominent. Achenes many, sessile, ribbed. Flowering: August.

Identification credit: Prashant Awale
Photographed in Maharashtra.
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