Fumaria officinalis L.
Family: Papaveraceae
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Etymology: Fumaria: from Latin fumus, "smoke," possibly because of the color or odor of the fresh roots
Plants: climbing/trailing annual, 8"-24" tall forb; stems with many branches
Flowers: pink to red, 1/3", not symmetrical; inflorescence a dense, branched cluster with many stalked flowers; blooms May-Sept.
Fruits: capsule, roundish; 1-seeded
Habitat: disturbed, woods, forests
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Botanical Illustration  
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Botanical Illustration  
Fumaria officinalis image
Botanical Illustration  
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from USDA Plants Website  
Fumaria officinalis image
Kurt Stüber  
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