OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fumaria officinalis   FAMILY Fumariaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fumaria officinalis   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 086-04-001:
Fumaria officinalis   FAMILY Fumariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fumitory, Earthsmoke


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image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_fuof_001_lvd

        

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

Melnichuk & Kovalivska 1972. Atlas of the most widespread weeds of the Ukraine    who_fumaria_officinalis

        

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

Keith Bradley    kab_f_officinalis_2302

March    Richland County    SC

Olympia Park

Corolla purplish, crimson at the tip; one petal with a spur at the base, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm130415_366

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

Erect, branching, annual herb; stem and branches 8-40" long, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm130415_371

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

Leaves compound; blade w 3-4 orders of leaflets and lobes, surfaces glabrous, per Flora of North America.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE Chervil, Corydalis, and Fumitory

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm180405_1028

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm180405_1029

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm180405_1031

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm180405_1035

April    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm170502_0339

May    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm170502_464

May    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm170502_465

May    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Fumaria officinalis, Fumitory, Earthsmoke

JK Marlow    jkm170502_466

May    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fumaria officinalis   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fumaria officinalis   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 086-04-001:
Fumaria officinalis   FAMILY Fumariaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

3068

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont) (rare in NC)

Look for it in sandy fields, disturbed places, escaped from gardens, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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LEAVES:
Compound
Alternate & basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink/ Purplish
Bisexual
2-merous
2 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens, diadelphous
Superior ovary

Raceme borne on a peduncle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Nut

 

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