Taxon  Report   2711 
Dicentra formosa  (Haw.) Walp.
Pacific Bleedinghearts,  Pacific bleeding heart, bleeding heart
Dicentra formosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Dicentra formosa
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Dicentra formosa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Oak Woodland
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: PAPAVERACEAE   (PLANTS: FUMARIACEAE)
Genus: Dicentra
Subspecies and Varieties:
Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Dicentra formosa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (DIFO)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2014).

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