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Dicentra canadensis

Dicentra canadensis (Goldie) Walp.

Bicuculla canadensis (Goldie) Millsp.

Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderPapaveralesA group that includes buttercups and other poisonous plants
FamilyFumariaceaeFumitory, fumewort, or bleeding-heart family
GenusDicentraFrom the Greek dis, “twice,” and centron, “spur,” meaning “twice-spurred,” in reference to the flower shape
Speciescanadensis“Of or referring to Canada”

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Dicentra canadensis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 14 Nov 2013.

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Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

4/30/2013 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

4/15/1979 · VA · By Tim Chandler

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

4/30/2013 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 13 × 9" (33 × 22 cm)

Dicentra canadensis (Squirrel-corn, Dutchman’s Breeches, Squirrel Corn)

4/30/2013 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 11 × 7" (26 × 17 cm)

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