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Corydalis scouleri

Corydalis scouleri Hook.

Scouler's Fumewort, Western Corydalis, Scouler Corydalis

Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family)


USDA Symbol: COSC4

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

Scouler Corydalis (Corydalis scouleri), found from British Columbia south to northern Oregon, is similar to Corydalis caseana but has only 15-35 flowers in the largest racemes. Its petals are pink, usually with purple at the tips.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Canada: BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
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.


Bibref 841 - Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants (2006) Burrell, C. C.

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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