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Dutchman's Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

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Family: Fumariaceae (Fumatory)
Height: 0.25 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  4/10/2004
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Dutchman's Breeches 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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