Irish wildflowers

Common Meadow-rue, Thalictrum flavum
Photos: Co. Wexford

Common Meadow-rue
Thalictrum flavum
Rú léana
Family: Ranunculaceae

Flowering June - August. Perennial. Native.

Compact inflorescence with dense clusters of small, erect, whitish flowers with yellow stamens. Leaves 2-3 pinnate, the leaflets wedge-shaped. Height 50-100cm.

Marshy fields, fens and riverbanks. Occasional, mainly central Ireland.


Common Meadow-rue, Thalictrum flavum       Common Meadow-rue, Thalictrum flavum


Common Meadow-rue, Thalictrum flavum
Common Meadow-rue. September 2010

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