Delaware Wildflowers • Families • Fumariaceae

Corydalis flavula (Raf.) DC.
Yellow Corydalis
Fumariaceae — Fumitory family
Rare native
Corydalis flavula
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas
March 2004
Corydalis flavula
Corydalis flavula
Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland
April 2018
Corydalis flavula
The flowers are small, just 6-8mm (1/4") long.

Corydalis flavula
Without flowers, the plants look very much like Dutchman's breeches, but the Corydalis has branched stems, and the leaves and flower stalks of Dutchman's breeches come directly from the ground.

Corydalis flavula
Corydalis flavula
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
April 2018

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