Thalictrum intermedium

Thalictrum aquilegifolium var. intermedium

  • Thalictrum intermedium
  • Thalictrum intermedium
  • Thalictrum intermedium
  • Thalictrum intermedium
  • Flower name
    Thalictrum intermedium
  • Scientific name
    Thalictrum aquilegifolium var. intermedium
  • Alias唐松草, 落葉松草
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Wetlands
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August
  • Language of flowersUnderstated tenderness

What is Thalictrum intermedium

Thalictrum intermedium or Karamatsuso(scientific name:Thalictrum aquilegifolium var. intermedium) is an endemic species of Japan, which is an alpine fallen leaf perennial of the genus Simulium. It is a wild grass growing naturally in the alpine marsh in Hokkaido - Kyushu. We will have multiple scattered inflorescences at the thin stem tip at midsummer. What looks like a white flower is a collection of white stamens. There are no petals from the beginning. The flower name comes from the fact that the way flowers are attached to the pine needle resembles the way leaves are attached to larch. The leaves wither in autumn. The flower language is "casual tenderness". Although it is said, it is a poisonous grass because it is a flower of the Buttercup family. For poisonous plants, please refer to 【Special issue: poisonous plants】.

■ A group of genus Thalictrum has a variety of species such as Thalictrum intermedium (scientific name: Thalictrum aquilegifolium var. intermedium), False bugbane (T. caroliniensis var. Japonica), Thalictrum tuberiferum(T. tuberiferum).

Common name Thalictrum intermedium, scientific name: Thalictrum aquilegifolium var. intermedium, origin: Japan, Habitat: Hokkaido-Kyushu Takayama, and environment: mire, Living type: Alpine perennials, plant height: 70 - 80 cm, leaf: 2 times 3 palmately compound leaves, leaf arrangement: alternate leaf: obovate in 3 deep fissure, radial symmetry, inflorescence shape: double scatter tufted, flowering period: July-August, flowers (stamens is real) color: white, flowers (stamens) diameter: oval fruits: achenes, fruit shape: wings of 1 cm, Fruit pattern long:1-1.5 cm, comments: endemic to Japan.


  • Eye
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Ranunculaceae
  • Genus
    Thalictrum
  • Species
    T. aquilegiifolium var. intermedium
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Twice 3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeDeciduous perennial of alpine plants
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height70 ~ 120 cm
  • Diameter of flower1 ~ 1 cm

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