Family, Fumitory. Color, golden yellow. Sepals, 2, small, scale-like. The corolla is spurred at the base on the upper side, the spur being about half as long as the tube of the corolla. Stamens, in 2 sets, 3 in each set, opposite the 3 largest petals. Flowers, in racemes on short pedicels. Leaves, broad for the genus, finely dissected into small segments. Pods, long, curved, prominent. March to May.
Rocky banks and woods from Vermont westward to Wisconsin and southward to Pennsylvania. Also in the Rocky Mountains.