Calflora
Taxon  Report   8416    
Dicentra formosa  (Haw.) Walp.  ssp. formosa 
Pacific bleeding heart
Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Dicentra
Parent: Dicentra formosa

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dicentra formosa var. brevifolia
PLANTS: Dicentra formosa var. brevipes
More information about  Dicentra formosa ssp. formosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (DIFOF)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2020).