The wild bleeding heart (Dicentra eximia) belongs to Fumariaceae (the Fumitory family). It is a perennial herb that is native to the eastern United States. This herb grows in rocky woods and cliffs, and can reach 25-45 cm in height. The leaves are basal, pinnately compound and finely divided. The flowers are deep pink to red, drooping and heart-shaped, and bloom from May to August. It resembles to the more showy Blleding heart (Dicentra spectabilis).