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Bayer Code : fumpa

Scientific name: Fumaria parviflora Lamarck

Synonym(s) of Sc. name: Fumaria caespitosa Loscos.

Classification: Papaveraceae, Dicotyledonous

Common name: fine-leaved fumitory

Synonym(s) of Common name:

Name per country: DE : Kleinblütiger Erdrauch ; ES : palomita menuda ; FR : fumeterre à petites fleurs ; IT : fumaria a fiore piccolo ; PT : fumária-menor ; EN : fine-leaved fumitory ;

Biological type: Annual

Seed snapshot Seed:


Seedling snapshot Seedling:

- Cotyledons very narrow and lengthened (up to 10 times longer than wide).

- Leaves pinnately divided.

Adult plant snapshotAdult plant snapshot Adult plant:

- Height: 10-60 cm.

- Stem erect or ascending, branched, glabrous, somewhat canaliculate at base.

- Leaves lower in rosette ; leaves at once divided in 3 stalked segments cut in narrow leaf segments, one vein not very distinct beneath. Later leaves alternate, blue-green, 1-4-pinnatisect with filiform segments, sometimes 3 mm broad and mostly acuminate, chanelled at base.

- Flowers pink or white, purple-blotched at the apex, 10-20 in raceme at first dense then lax at fruiting. Sepals more or less toothed, narrower or equally broad to the end of the peduncle.

- Fruit : capsulae rounded or with acuminate tip when mature, indehiscent with one seed. Fruit smooth, 1.7 to 2.4 mm in diameter, keeled. Pedicel as long as the fruit and the bract.

- Risk of confusion at seedling stage with the other species of Fumaria .

- Biological type: Annual.

Mistake with: Fumaria

Ecological profile (click on flags): Germany   Rare     Spain  Present     France  Present     Italy  Rare     Portugal  Present    

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