Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA)

Look for it in rich moist forests, esp alluvial forests, glades and outcrops over mafic rocks (such as greenstone), per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-merous
2 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Corydalis flavula   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corydalis flavula   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 086-03-002:
Corydalis flavula   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Capnoides flavulum

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Fumitory, Yellow Harlequin, Short-spurred Corydalis