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Dicentra eximiaDicentra eximia

wild bleeding heart

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-2'
Flowers: Apr.-Sept.; pink/white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Organic

Habitat

rocky woods and cliffs, rich woods

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV

Wildlife

Songbird Beneficial insect *

Notes

sometimes cultivated



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1238.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004