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

Bloom Period
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Dicentra
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Oak Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Dicentra formosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIFO)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2019).