Fern-leaved Corydalis - Corydalis cheilanthifolia

Description

Usually grows to between 20 and 30cm high, with dense yellow flower spikes and fern like leaves which sometimes have a bronze tinge.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Please include a photograph with your record.

Habitat

Walls or disturbed ground. Sometimes found as an escape from cultivation and close to habitation. 

When to see it

Flowering in spring and summer.

Life History

Perennial.

UK Status

Widespread, but very occasional records in England.

VC55 Status

Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map