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a delicate, E North American, woodland, spring wildflower (Dicentra canadensis) of the fumitory family, having racemes of whitish, spurred flowers
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A low-growing North American plant (Dicentra canadensis) having finely divided basal leaves, fragrant whitish flowers tinged with purple, and small yellow tubers resembling grains of corn.