Corydalis micrantha (Engelm.) Gray - Small-Flowered Corydalis

Corydalis micrantha plant

Family - Fumariaceae

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Corydalis micrantha stem

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Corydalis micrantha leaves

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Corydalis micrantha flower

Corydalis micrantha flower

Corydalis micrantha fruitFruit.

Flowering - May - June.

Habitat - Rocky open woods, ledges along bluffs, rocky glades, open ground.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found mainly in the western half of Missouri. The plant can be identified by its erect fruits, silvery-green leaves, and the straight spur of its flower. Many species of Corydalis resemble each other and slight differences in the fruits and flowers are used to distinguish them.

Photographs taken off Hwy 29, Pike County, AL., 2-26-05.


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