Corydalis ruksansii

Corydalis ruksansii Lidén is native to the steppe of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan at altitudes of 1500 to 2500 m (4920-8200 ft) where it grows in humus rich soils. Growing to 15 cm, it has divided leaves and narrow, small white flowers with purplish pink midveins in the outer petals. The inner petals are tinged with purple. This species is named after bulb expert Jānis Rukšāns. Photographed by Bob Nold in his garden near Denver, Colorado.

Corydalis ruksansii, Bob Nold
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