They have nodding, scarlet-red flowers with yellow centers. They have long pollen strands (stamens) that hang out of the plant. Each petal has a long spur in the back. The leaves on the stem have 3-lobed leaflets. They have long stems with just leaflets too. They bloom April through July.
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