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


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cafl26_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_cofl3_003_lvd

        

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Keith Bradley    kab_c_flavula_0505

February    Lexington County    SC

Three Rivers Greenway

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Jerry Bright    jeb_031508_048

March    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

The 3/8" flowers have a short spur that is turned downward at the end, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Corydalis flavula, image of Corydalis flavula

Jerry Bright    jeb_031508_049

March    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

picture of Corydalis flavula, image of Corydalis flavula

JK Marlow    jkm170322_0263

March    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

Lower leaves finely dissected on long stalks, reduced in size upwards, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE Chervil, Corydalis, and Fumitory

picture of Corydalis flavula, image of Corydalis flavula

Alan Cressler    alc_8662495268_e05ae53325

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Upper petal has a toothed crest and the corolla has a short spur, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

picture of Corydalis flavula, image of Corydalis flavula

JK Marlow    jkm0404g_08

April    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

picture of Corydalis flavula, image of Corydalis flavula

JK Marlow    jkm130415_354

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

Fruits pendent or divergent, per Weakley's Flora.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE Chervil, Corydalis, and Fumitory

picture of Corydalis flavula, image of Corydalis flavula

JK Marlow    jkm150407_221

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_corydalis_flavula

August