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Dicentra canadensis (Goldie) Walp.
Squirrel corn

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Dicentra canadensis, Squirrel Corn
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Dicentra canadensis, Squirrel Corn

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Dicentra canadensis
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Dicentra canadensis

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora corydalis @ BPI (12)

Peronospora dicentrae @ BPI (9)

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Dicentra canadensis (Goldie) Walp.
squirrel corn

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General Information
Symbol: DICA
Group: Dicot
Family: Fumariaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name
BICA4 Bicuculla canadensis (Goldie) Millsp.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Papaverales
Family Fumariaceae – Fumitory family
Genus Dicentra Bernh. – bleeding heart
Species Dicentra canadensis (Goldie) Walp. – squirrel corn

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Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Connecticut squirrel corn Threatened
Maine squirrel-corn Threatened
New Hampshire squirrel-corn Threatened
New Jersey squirrel-corn Endangered

Wetland Status

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University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (DICA)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (DICA)



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