Height: 6"-1' (15-30 cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Yellow ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Magnoliidae (Magnolia Superorder) Order: Papaverales (Poppy Order) Family: Papaveraceae (Poppy Family) Genus: Corydalis Species: lutea (yellow) ____________________________________
Corydalis lutea is a wildflower usually found growing on old walls. It forms dense tufts of very divided greyish leaves, like those of Maidenhair Fern, with one-sided spikes of long yellow flowers which could be mistaken for pea-flowers.
Seed Pod The seed pod is a tiny pea-pod. There are few seeds in a seedpod.
Seed The seeds are shiny fat black discs with a white tip.
Seedling The seedling has bluish pinnate leaves.
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