Wildflowers: Fumaria officinalis

Also known as : common ramping-fumitory

Fumaria is a genus of about 60 species of annual flowering plants in the family Papaveraceae. The genus is native to Europe, Africa and Asia, most diverse in the Mediterranean region, and introduced to North, South America and Australia. Fumaria species are sometimes used in herbal medicine

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fumaria_officinalis

Photographed in the Costa Vincintina natural park – January 2021

Fumaria officinalis - Western Algarve, Portugal

Fumaria officinalis - Western Algarve, Portugal


OR, it could be

Fumaria Amaria

The flower colour looks similar. When the flowers die down it has berries. I will add another photograph at a later date.

Do you enjoy taking photographs of wild flowers, bugs, birds, snakes and other curiosities found in the wild?

Every Wednesday I will be sharing a photograph of wild flora or fauna in my local area. Who will join me?



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