Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.
Bicuculla cucullaria (L.) Millsp.
Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh. var. occidentalis (Rydb.) M. Peck
Dicentra occidentalis (Rydb.) Fedde
Dutchman’s breeches, so-called because of the flowers’ resemblance to white Dutchman’s breeches, are related to bleeding hearts.
Identification: Plants are 7-20" (17-50 cm) high. Flowers are white, shaped like Dutchman’s breeches, up to 1" (2.5 cm) long, hanging down from flower stalks up to 10" (25 cm) long. Leaves are 5-20" (12-50 cm) long, arranged in groups of three, finely divided, at the ends of long stems. See Lamprocapnos for a comparison table.
Dicentra cucullaria on Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses
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Dicentra cucullaria on Wikipedia
Dicentra cucullaria at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Dicentra cucullaria on Wildflowers of the United States
Dicentra cucullaria in Paghat's Garden
Dicentra cucullaria on CalPhotos
Dicentra cucullaria at the Oregon Flora Image Project
Dicentra cucullaria on eFloras
Dicentra cucullaria description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.