(Southern Fumewort, Southern Corydalis)
Corydalis micrantha, ssp. australis, flavula
Fumariaceae (Fumitory) Family
Flowers are clear, golden yellow, appearing as a raceme at the tip of a weak stem; elevated above the basal leaf cluster. The corolla is yellow (sometimes with light reddish lines inside the tube; two small sepals. A prominent spur is usually seen on at least one of the petals. Flowering occurs in early spring, often appearing before the last frost of winter.
Members of the Fumitory family that reside on the Coastal Plain, but outside the Escambia region, are Dutchman's Breeches, Squirrel Corn and Bleeding Heart.