Yellow Corydalis - Pseudofumaria lutea


Short to medium, densely tufted plant with rather greyish green appearance. Flowers yellow 12 to 30 mm with 6 to 16 in racemes.

Identification difficulty

Walls, rocky places and other shaded habitat.

When to see it

May to October.

Life History

Perennial which is often cultivated in gardens and frequently escaping into the wild.

UK Status

Found fairly frequently throughout most of Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 46 of the 617 tetrads.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map