This delicate herbaceous plant was found along the trail within an aspen and ponderosa pine forest.
Habitat: Aspen and Ponderosa pine forest alongside dirt trail near a river within the Weminuche Wilderness.
I've seen the male plant before but this is my first observation of the female plant
Thalictrum fendleri is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family known by the common name Fendler's meadow-rue. It is native to western North America, including much of the western United States and northern Mexico. It is a common plant found in many types of habitat. It is a perennial herb growing erect to one or two meters tall. The hairless stems are green to purple in color. The leaves have compound blades divided into...