Fumitory

(Fumaria parviflora)
 
Fumitory
Fumitory on the coastal bluffs.

Will Elder, NPS

 
Origin Of Genus Name: Fumaria is from the Latin 'fumus,' meaning "smoky," from the odor of the fresh roots.

Presidio Locations: Found in dune scrub and oak woodland.

Range In State: Central and southern coastal California.

Description: This exotic annual species of the Poppy Family has climbing flower stalks with approximately 20 white or pink-flushed flowers and small leaves divided into narrow segments. Blooms April to August.

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