Dutchman's-breeches, a wild herb of the bleeding heart family. The white, yellow-stained flowers, each with two spurs, look something like baggy trousers. They are three-fourths of an inch (2 cm) long. The gray-green, feathery leaves contain a poisonous alkaloid, cucullarine, which may be fatal to cattle. Dutchman's-breeches may reach a height of 10 inches (25 cm). It grows in rich woods from Nova Scotia and North Dakota south to North Carolina.
Dutchman's-breeches is Dicentra cucullaria, of the bleeding heart family, Fumariaceae.The Dutchman's-breeches has flowers with two spurs resembling baggy trousers.