Squirrel Corn

Dicentra canadensis

Family Fumitory (Fumariaceae)
Bloom Spring
Habitat Moist deciduous forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 5-10″
Flower Similar to Dutchman’s Breeches but flowers are more heart-shaped with rounded spurs.
Leaf Leaves are finely divided, delicate, long-stalked and arise from the base of the plant.
Notes Squirrel Corn blooms a little later than Dutchman’s Breeches, and the two are often found growing near each other.

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