Dicentra canadensis

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Dicentra canadensis
Dicentra canadensis.jpg
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Papaveraceae
Genus: Dicentra
Species: D. canadensis
Binomial name
Dicentra canadensis
(L.) Bernh.

Dicentra canadensis, or squirrel corn, is a herbaceous plant in the fumitory family with small yellow clustered bulblets, finely dissected leaves, and white heart-shaped flowers, native to deciduous woodland in eastern North America.


Dicentra canadensis, by Mary Vaux Walcott.

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