Corydalis solida is in bloom. A very beautiful plant to see. Both the smooth incised leaves and the flowers are graceful. The plant has four purple petals, hereof there is an extended until the typical spur. By this design, the plant is popularly called as "bird on a stool". Multiplying occurs by seed. Sitting down by an insect, on a flower, bend the flower forward, and the seed falls out. Ants find the cases, sticky seed attractive and disperse by drag off.
Corydalis solida has a look-alike, the Corydalis cava. This plant is slightly larger and has a hollow (cava) tuber. The plants are from the fumitory family like the poppies