Calflora
Taxon  Report   3647    
Fumaria officinalis  L.
Drug fumitory
Fumaria officinalis
© 2010 Denise Kocek
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fumaria officinalis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Fumaria officinalis
© 2016 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Fumaria officinalis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Fumaria officinalis
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Fumaria
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fumaria officinalis ssp. officinalis
More information about  Fumaria officinalis
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (FUOF)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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