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Corydalis halei [= Corydalis micrantha ssp. australis]

Southern Corydalis

Scientific Name:

Corydalis halei [= Corydalis micrantha ssp. australis]

Genus:

Corydalis

Species Epithet:

halei

Common Name:

Southern Corydalis

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Annual (Herbs Only)

Plant Family

Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Bloom Time:

March, April

Growing Area:

Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Sandy roadsides and disturbed areas.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Annual (Herbs Only)

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Notes:

Weakley gives this plant species status. Others consider it a variety or subspecies of Corydalis micrantha.

Southern Corydalis

Southern Corydalis is an uncommon coastal annual found in disturbed areas and sandy roadsides.

image

© Chuck Carmack

Flowers

image

© Chuck Carmack

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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