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Thalictrum foliolosum - DC.

Common Name
Family Ranunculaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards Although no records of toxicity have been found for this plant, it belongs to a family that includes many poisonous plants so some caution is advised.
Habitats Forests and shrubberies at elevations of 1300 - 3400 metres from Kashmir to S.E. Tibet and Burma, especially in Nepal[51].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas.
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Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Thalictrum foliolosum


Thalictrum foliolosum

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Thalictrum foliolosum is a PERENNIAL growing to 2.5 m (8ft 2in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects, wind.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Plant Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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Antiperiodic  Diuretic  Febrifuge  Ophthalmic  Purgative  Salve  Stomachic  Tonic


The root is antiperiodic, diuretic, febrifuge, ophthalmic, purgative, salve, stomachic and tonic[61, 158, 178, 240, 272]. It is considered to be a good remedy for atonic dyspepsia and is also useful in treating peptic ulcers, indigestion, fevers, toothache, haemorrhoids and for convalescence after acute diseases[240, 272]. It is a valuable remedy for ophthalmia[240, 272]. The juice of the leaves is applied to boils and pimples[272].

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in most fairly good soils in sun or semi-shade[1, 111]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233]. A greedy plant, inhibiting the growth of nearby plants, especially legumes[54].

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Plant Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn in a cold frame[K]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. The seed can also be sown in an outdoor seedbed in spring[111]. Plant them into their permanent positions the following spring. Division in spring as new growth commences or in the autumn[111]. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found that it is best to pot up smaller divisions and grow them on in light shade in a greenhouse or cold frame until they are growing away well. Plant them out in the summer or the following spring.

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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