Thalictrum revolutum waxy meadow rue Ranunculaceae THRE; Bx, pb;

Thalictrum revolutum.Arthur Haines Copyright © 2014.New England Wild Flower Society.gobotany.newenglandwild.org

Thalictrum revolutum.Arthur Haines Copyright © 2014.New England Wild Flower Society.gobotany.newenglandwild.org (Accessed 11/2014).

Thalictrum revolutum is a perennial herb to 2 m tall, stems stout; plant with strong skunk-odor. 

Leaves alternate, 3 times compound, leaflets oblong, irregularly lobed or toothed at upper end, waxy, glandular-hairy below. 

Flowers white to purplish, drooping, stamens to 0.8 cm, longer than sepals, no petals; inflorescence branched; blooms May-July. 

Fruit a small head of dry achenes, achenes to 0.6 cm, finely hairy. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Native. 

Habitat: Dry woods, open areas.