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Dactylicapnos scandens -A climbing bleeding heart!

Observed: 16th July 2013 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Foliage detail
The complete plant growing up a wall.
Description:

This unusual climber is growing prolifically over a guest house wall in Ventnor.
A climbing "bleeding heart" from the Himalayas, also known to gardeners under the synonym of Dicentra scandens.
In the Papaveraceae family.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Climbing Bleeding Heart (Dactylicapnos scandens)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
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