Dutchman's breeches

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Related to Dutchman's breeches: Dicentra cucullaria
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Synonyms for Dutchman's breeches

delicate spring-flowering plant of the eastern United States having white flowers with double spurs

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Calla Lily Lily of the Valley Iris Pansy Jack in the Pulpit Dutchman's Breeches Lupine Lavender Peony Buttercup Grape Hyacinth Bleeding Heart
This plant may be more familiar to you as Bleeding Hearts or Dutchman's Breeches.
Scattered among them are clumps of Dutchman's breeches, which resemble tiny pantaloons hung out to dry, and twinleaf, rare in upland sites but common in the floodplain.
Within the first mile or so, hikers see masses of large-flowered trilliums on the slopes, as well as wake-robin, bellwort, and Dutchman's breeches. Virginia bluebells line sections of trail that parallel Rock Castle Creek.
Until I heard the names in my own voice I never saw them whole: chickweed, toothwort, May apple, Dutchman's breeches, Indian pipe A list was my father's way of witnessing; it made a flower real.
Dutchman's breeches and Jack-in-the-pulpit are good examples of how crazy flower design can be.
The bizarre Dutchman's breeches are shaped to attract bumblebees.
Dutchman's breeches plant has breeches (pants), 43.
Over at the moist edge of our woods, there's snowy-bloomed bloodroot; on the opposite side, white-winged Dutchman's breeches. Farther back, there's furtive jack-in-the-pulpit and mayapple, and along our driveway, wild columbine's whiskered pendants.
Names of plants and ferns flow off his tongue with ease: Columbine, bloodroot, Dutchman's breeches, hepatica, rue anemone, nodding trillium, maidenhair spleenwort and rattlesnake fern.
A few days later we return to the site to find blooming Dutchman's breeches, named for the shape of the flower, that looks like a pair of pants.
Mayapples bloomed earlier on the burn than in any other nearby area, and Dutchman's breeches and bloodroot were unquestionably healthy.
Calla Lily Lily of the Valley Wild Ginger May Apple Jack in the Pulpit Bloodroot Spring Beauty Dutchman's Breeches Grape Hyacinth Pepper Root Jacob's Bleeding Heart Iris Lupine Primrose Solomon's Seal Toad Trillium Pansy Pussy-Toes Columbine Coralbells Oriental Poppy Shooting Star Lavender Peony Ladder Buttercup Coreopsis Dianthus Dead Nettle Armeria
"If you want to establish a good stand of bloodroot, Dutchman's breeches, and many other woodland wildflowers, don't rake your leaves," says David Kopitzke, a botanist in southwestern Wisconsin and founder of the little Valley Farm, which specializes in propagating and selling native plants to homeowners.
Species including Dutchman's breeches (Dicentra cucullaria) and American smoketree (Cotinus obovatus) share the out-of-place spotlight with the maple groves.