Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Bleeding heart
Dicentra spectabilis
Location: Woods & under serviceberry
(Both red and white variants) This name comes from the appearance of the pink flower, which resembles the shape of a heart with a drop of blood descending. All parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested.
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Genus: Dicentra (bleeding heart)
Family: Fumariaceae (fumitory family)
Order: Ranunculales (ranuncules)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)