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Western Ramping Fumitory

Fumaria occidentalis

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Ranunculales
Family:
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual
Maximum Size:
1 metre tall
Habitats:
Farmland, hedgerows, roadsides, wasteland.

Flower:
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Pink, 4 petals
 
Whitish, tubular shaped flowers, later in the season turning pink. The upper petals are purple and white-edged. Flowers measure 12 to 14mm in size.
Fruit:
The fruits are globular and larger than most other UK species of fumitory.
Leaves:
A scrambling annual flower with leaves divided into segments.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen  
Similar Species:
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