West Highland Flora

Climbing Corydalis

Ceratocapnos claviculata

Older name: Corydalis claviculata

Ceratocapnos claviculata

Photo Carl Farmer
21 Sep 2002 Kinloch, Skye

Frequent in Argyll, rarer further north, usually found climbing among bracken.

Flowers c 5.5 mm in length

ID: No other similar plant has tendrils

Other features: Annual.  Flowers creamy-white, in groups of about 6.  Leaves doubly compound, each leaflet being itself well-stalked and divided into 3-5 sub-leaflets.

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