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Dicentra cucullariaDicentra cucullaria

Dutchman's breeches

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-1'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; white to cream
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

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

Habitat

rich woods

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

*

Notes

leaves basal; dormant in summer



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/363.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004