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Yellow and Orange Wildflower Gallery
Bilateral Symmetry - Fumewort Family
Fumariaceae - Fumitory family
Golden Corydalis (Golden Smoke, Scrambled Eggs) Corydalis aurea
Flower about 1/2" long with a sack like spur at the back. There are 4 petals with the outer two enclosing the inner two and the uppermost petal being the longest. Sprawling plant grows to about 24" long.
Photos taken by Mike Carrington in the Davis Mountains of Jeff Davis County, Texas, April 2005
(Native of far west Texas)
Fumariaceae - Fumewort family
Curve-pod Fumewort Corydalis curvisiliqua
Yellow flowers have a long spur that is distinctive for this species. New blooms grow opposite at tip of stem. 1"-1 3/8" long long pods curve upward, acute at apex, with a bract at the base. Leaves are very cut, mostly basal. Raceme is often longer than leaves. Toxic to livestock.
Photos taken in Taylor County, Texas, April 2007, March 2010
(Native of Texas - Taylor, etc.)
Snout Bean Black-eyed Pea