Taxon  Report   8416 
Dicentra formosa  (Haw.) Walp.  ssp. formosa 
Pacific bleeding heart,  bleeding heart

Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
© 2010 Keir Morse
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
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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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 09, 2015).

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