Taxon  Report   8416 
Dicentra formosa  (Haw.) Walp.  ssp. formosa 
Pacific bleeding heart
Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
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Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
© 2010 Keir Morse
Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
© 2010 Keir Morse
Family: PAPAVERACEAE   (PLANTS: FUMARIACEAE)
Genus: Dicentra
Parent Record Dicentra formosa
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Dicentra formosa var. brevifolia
PLANTS: Dicentra formosa var. brevipes
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2016).

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