Photographer: Kurt Stüber
Fumaria officinalis L.
drug fumitory, fumewort, fumitory
Fumaria: from Latin fumus, "smoke," possibly because of the color or odor of the fresh roots
officinalis: Latin generally meaning "of the shops" or "sold in the marketplace" or "official"
|Status: ||Introduced - escaped|
|Plant: ||climbing/trailing annual, 8"-24" tall forb; stems with many branches|
|Flower: ||pink to red, 1/3", not symmetrical; inflorescence a dense, branched cluster with many stalked flowers; blooms May-Sept.|
|Fruit:||capsule, roundish; 1-seeded|
|Habitat: ||disturbed, woods, forests|