Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Corydalis flavula, Pale Corydalis

This neat little plant in the Fumariaceae is abundant in the riparian forests that follow the Yellow River through Starke County, Indiana. Elsewhere, it shows up only occasionally, often in degraded woods.


AMBER said...

do u know what type of fruit a pale corydalis?

Keith said...

Amber, its fruiting capsules are very similar to those of Small-Flowered Corydalis, which see - drooping, narrow, and somewhat moniliform. Good question!