[Meadowrues West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Western Meadowrue, Western Meadow-rue

Thalictrum occidentale

Synonyms: Thalictrum occidentale var. macounii, Thalictrum occidentale var. occidentale, Thalictrum occidentale var. palousense

Western Meadowrue, Western Meadow-rue: Thalictrum occidentale (Synonyms: Thalictrum occidentale var. macounii, Thalictrum occidentale var. occidentale, Thalictrum occidentale var. palousense)

Western meadowrue (female plant) as seen atop Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon........June 14, 2009.


Habitat:

Western meadowrue is found in moist coniferous woods at all elevations on both sides of the Cascade Mt. range.


Western Meadowrue, Western Meadow-rue: Thalictrum occidentale (Synonyms: Thalictrum occidentale var. macounii, Thalictrum occidentale var. occidentale, Thalictrum occidentale var. palousense) - Western Meadowrue, Western Meadow-rue: Thalictrum occidentale (Synonyms: Thalictrum occidentale var. macounii, Thalictrum occidentale var. occidentale, Thalictrum occidentale var. palousense) - Western Meadowrue, Western Meadow-rue: Thalictrum occidentale (Synonyms: Thalictrum occidentale var. macounii, Thalictrum occidentale var. occidentale, Thalictrum occidentale var. palousense)

Western meadowrue (female plant) as seen (left) atop Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon........June 14, 2009. The photos at center and at right were observed along the Saddle Mountain Trail (near the trailhead) in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon..........May 2, 2016. The plants at center and at right are female with close-up views of the pistils.

Paul Slichter