(Capnoides aureum; Corydalis aurea of Gray) Poppy family

Flowers - Bright yellow, about 1/2 in. long, with a spur half the

length of the tubular corolla; irregular, lipped; each upheld by

a little bract, mostly at a horizontal; borne in a terminal,

short raceme. Stem: Smooth, 6 to 14 in. high, branching. Leaves:

Finely dissected, decom pound, petioled. Fruit: Sickle-shaped,

drooping pods, wavy lumped, and tipped with the style.

Preferred Habitat - Woods, rocky banks.

Flowering Season - March-May.

Distribution - Minnesota to Nova Scotia and Pennsylvania.

A dainty little plant, next of kin to the pink corydalis (q.v.).

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