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Corydalis flavula (Yellow fumewort)
Cressler, Alan

Corydalis flavula

Corydalis flavula (Raf.) DC.

Yellow Fumewort, Yellow Harlequin

Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family)

Synonym(s): Capnoides flavulum, Fumaria flavula

USDA Symbol: COFL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Corydalis flavula has flowers less than 1/2 inch (1.5 cm) long and a very short spur.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Corydalis flavula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Corydalis flavula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Corydalis flavula


Record Modified: 2015-10-08
Research By: JAM

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