FALSE RUE ANEMONE

Isopyrum biternatum

Plant Family............ Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Leaf Arrangement... Alternate
Bloom date............. March
Plant Height.... 12 inches
Habitat............ Rich Woods
Flower Color... White
Img 1. False Rue Anemone
1 BACKBONE MTN 3/30/00

Img 2. False Rue Anemone
2 FALSE RUE 4/21/01


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DESCRIPTION

False Rue Anemone has white flowers that looks a lot like true Rue Anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides). However, the false rue always has only 5 petals while rue has a variable number from 6 to 12. The leaves of false rue are much more deeply divided. The leaves are compound and are divided into 3 groups. Each group has 3 leaflets and each leaflet has 3 lobes. Flower stems divide with each branch having a flower. False Rue bloom about the same time as Rue, and sometimes in the same area .

Img 3. False Rue Anemone

3 False Rue



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