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Squirrel Corn (Dicentra canadesis)

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Family: Fumariaceae (Fumatory)
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to May
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.6 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  5/1/2005
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Squirrel Corn may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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