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Fumaria capreolata

Fumeterre grimpante
Ramping Fumitory

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

11-14 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Trifoliate

Height

20-100 cm

Description

A common Fumitory in the Mediterranean region. A spreading or scrambling plant.

Walls and hedgerows, rocky places and cultivated land.

Flowers

The individual flowers are creamy-white or pale pink with a reddish-black tip and a spur. The flower stalk has 5-20 flowers.

Leaves

Trifoliate with three leaflets. Leaves in threes, with wedge-shaped leaflets, deeply lobed.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: smooth, 25 mm.

Medical

Flowering part: tonic herb, improves liver and gall bladder function. Internally and externally used for skin complaints, externally for conjunctivitis.

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