Dutchman’s breeches is a perennial wildflower that grows during springtime. The color of its leaves is bluish-green. The leaves of the flower are located at the stem base as the stem is brown and smooth in texture. The leaves are compound, narrow, and oblong because of my being shredded in many patterns. Dutchman’s breeches have got white flowers, and the stalks of the flowers hang downward, facing the leaves of the flower. It has a pair of pale yellow lobes that are wing-shaped at the tip end of the flower, which exposes its style and stamen. The fruit of the Dutchman’s breeches is bean-shaped, which is tapering at each end. The primary agent of disposing of this seed are ants, who consume them and leave them to germinate later.
Uses the Dutchman's breeches has to offer
Dutchman's breeches have been used for many purposes like beautification of home gardens, for its attractive pinkish-white flower makes your home garden beautiful at all times. This flower is easy to maintain on your lawn because it does not require much attention to survive in this environment. This flower plays an essential role in ecology as it acts as one agent of pollination for bees, like its flower that makes pollination possible. Dutchman's breeches also have medicinal value that has been proven to heal some diseases like syphilis that its ground leaves are used to cure. For those who used to suffer from skin diseases, its leaves were used directly as rubbed on the skin. For those who wanted their blood to be purified, its flower and leaves were used to make a tea that you will drink to help you do that job. Those who wish to cultivate it in their garden are easy to get, and it is not tiresome to maintain it.