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Capnoides sempervirens

Previously known as:

  • Corydalis sempervirens
Phonetic Spelling
kap-NOY-des sem-per-VY-renz
Description

This delicate pink flower is a delightful whimsical wildflower that is one to be looking out for along meadows and roadsides. It is a plant that you will want to get your drawing book out and draw it's delicate details or capture them in a photo. Whichever you decide this plant is one to be on the lookout for.

Facts.

Season:

Early summer into fall

Site:

Open rocky slopes, clearings

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#yellow#wildlife plant#pink flowers#meadow#NC native#whimsical#woodland#wildflower garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#yellow#wildlife plant#pink flowers#meadow#NC native#whimsical#woodland#wildflower garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Capnoides
    Species:
    sempervirens
    Family:
    Papaveraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Alaska to North Central & Eastern U.S.A
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Description:
    The cluster of 0.5-in. drooping, sac-like, single spurred, pale pink tubular flowers with yellow tips
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    1-4 in. finely divided, pale bluish-green leaves with whitish bloom; slender branching stems
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No