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Fumaria muralis

Observed: 10th August 2007 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Plantsoceanlis2000’s reputation in Plantsoceanlis2000’s reputation in Plants
Unknown fumitory
Unknown fumitory
Unknown fumitory
Unknown fumitory
Unknown fumitory
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Blewit Boy's picture

the sepals..........

the sepals are the defining characteristics when it comes to pinning down Fumaria to species level. That and how the pedicel meets the fruit. T.G.C Rich and A.C Jermy's Plant Crib is invaluable for this. Just thought I'd share that with anyone interested.

chris

Chris Metherell's picture

Fumaria spp.

I agree that this is probably F. officinalis, however the first important characteristic where Fumaria are concerned is the corolla size. So without a scale to go by I would not really like to attempt an identification. I agree that he Plant Crib is excellent (and free!) but we also now have the BSBI handbook written by the accepted UK expert Rose Murphy, which is really the business!

Chris Metherell
BSBI VC Recorder
North Northumberland

oceanlis2000's picture

Fumaria muralis

Thanks for the update Tim, very common on the arable land when I took it a few years ago!