Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Fumariaceae: Fumitory

Leaves alternate, compound and dissected, without stipules. Watery, bitter juice. Flowers seemingly irregular with 4 petals in 2 pairs with a spur or hood on one or both of the outer pair. 6 stamens, 1 pistil.
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Flower Formula:  Sepals 2; Petals 2+2z Glossary

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Adlumia
Allegheny-vine
1 Photo of Adlumia Flowers pale pink, 2 spurs. Leaves along stem. Plant climbing. Images   Information
Corydalis
corydalis
3 Photo of Corydalis Flowers yellow or pink, 1 spur. Images   Information
Dicentra
bleeding-heart
2 Photo of Dicentra Flowers whitish, 2 spurs. Leaves basal. Images   Information
Fumaria
fumewort, fumitory
1 Photo of Fumaria Flowers pink, 1 spur. Plant climbing or trailing. Images   Information


         
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