Pacific Bleeding Heart

Dicentra formosa

Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart
salmonberry
salmonberry

The seeds are formed in pod like capsules which contain an oil attractive to ants which pack the seeds off disbursing them in pursuit of the oil.

Generally found in moist places often shaded spots on forest floor.

The flowers are on a stem without leaves.

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