Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Filipendula rubra (Hill) B.L.Rob. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Robert Bierman

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Rosaceae
Filipendula rubra (Hill) B.L.Rob.
queen-of-the-prairie
Filipendula: Latin filum for "thread" and pendulus for "hanging," referring to small tubers strung together by fibrous roots of one species
rubra: Latin for red
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: erect, perennial, 3'-7' tall, smooth forb
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 1/8"-1/3" wide, circle of 5-15 pistils; inflorescence a 4"-8" wide, branched, tall, dense cluster (panicle) of stalked flowers; blooms June-July
Fruit:dry, smooth, straight, erect, oblong seed
Leaf:once pinnately-divided, side leaflets 3-5 lobed; end leaflet kidney-shaped in outline, up to 8" wide, deeply cut into 5-9 parts
Habitat: full sun; wet to moderate moisture; meadows, prairies, woods; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Ulmaria rubra Hill

         
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