Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4136

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Non-native: east Asia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound, with 2-3 levels of compoundness
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink-purple with a white crest (rarely entirely white)
Bilaterally symmetrical
2 sepals
4 petals
Superior ovary
Flowers in compact racemes

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Corydalis incisa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corydalis incisa   FAMILY Fumariaceae

(?) Capnoides incisa

(?) Fumaria incisa

 

COMMON NAME:
Incised Fumewort, Purple Keman


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image of Corydalis incisa, Incised Fumewort, Purple Keman

Lisa Lofland Gould    lgo_corydalis_incisa

March    Forsyth County    NC

A spring ephemeral that thrives in the same kind of habitats as Ficaria verna.

image of Corydalis incisa, Incised Fumewort, Purple Keman

Trena McNabb    tmn_corydalis_incisa

March    Forsyth County    NC

This plant is dispersed by water; expect it to move downstream.