Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Corydalis micrantha (Engelm. ex A.Gray) A.Gray subsp. micrantha image
Photographer: James R. Manhart           

from USDA Plants website
Family Fumariaceae
Corydalis micrantha (Engelm. ex A.Gray) A.Gray subsp. micrantha
slender corydalis, small-flowered corydalis
Corydalis: Greek for "crested lark"
micrantha: micro for "small;" anthos for "flower"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 4"-12" tall forb, smooth
Flower: pale yellow, 4-parted, 1/2" long, only one petal spurred; inflorescence a dense cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers, main flower cluster usually taller than the upper leaves
Fruit:long, smooth, drooping capsule; seeds without round margin fruit drawing
Leaf:several times pinnately-divided
Habitat: moist; in sandy soil

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Flora of North America (off site)
Capnoides micranthum (Engelm. ex A.Gray) Britton
Corydalis aurea Willd. var. micrantha Engelm. ex A.Gray
Corydalis micrantha (Engelm. ex A.Gray) A.Gray var. micrantha

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