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Corydalis vaginans is a Annual/Biennial up to 0.40 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, there is a report that Corydalis species are potentially toxic in moderate doses[
E. Asia - North-western Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim.
Prefers a moist, well-drained rather light soil, thriving in semi-shade[
]. Grows well in a woodland garden or peat bed.
Plants in this genus seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[
The sap of the plant is used in the treatment of eye diseases[
Seed - surface sow in situ in the spring[