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|Family: Papaveraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, generally glabrous; sap colorless. Stem: branched, 10--70 cm. Leaf: cauline, 2--6 cm, finely pinnately dissected or compound. Inflorescence: terminal raceme. Flower: bilateral; sepals 2, shed after flower; petals 4, cream to purple, persistent after flower, outer 2 petals free, upper spurred at base, inner 2 adherent at tips, oblanceolate, crested on back; stamens 6, +- fused in 2 sets opposite outer petals; ovary +- spheric, style 1, deciduous, stigma dot-like. Fruit: +- nut, +- round, 1-seeded. Seed: 1.
Species In Genus: +- 50 species: Eurasia, Africa. Etymology: (Latin: smoky, perhaps from odor of fresh roots)
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to FumariaPrevious taxon: Eschscholzia rhombipetala
Next taxon: Fumaria capreolata
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan 2016. Fumaria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10452, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.