Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim
Corydalis sempervirens (L.) Pers.
pink and yellow corydalis, pale corydalis, rock harlequin
Corydalis: Greek for "crested lark"
|Plant: ||erect, biennial, 1'-3' tall forb, smooth; stems with many branches near the top|
|Flower: ||pink with yellow tip, 4-parted, 5/8" long, only one petal spurred; inflorescence a small branched cluster of stalked flower at the end of the stems; blooms May-Sept.|
|Fruit:||long, erect capsule|
|Leaf:||several times pinnately-divided; lower leaves stalked, upper usually stalkless|
|Habitat: ||dry; woods, cliffs; in rocky or sandy soil|