Fumaria bastardii Boreau


Genus: Fumaria

Catalan common name: Colomina. Fumisterra. Fumusterra. Juevert.

Spanish common name: Fumaria. Palomina. Sangre de Cristo.

Province distribution: Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Tarragona. València.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Menorca. Ibiza. Formentera. Cabrera.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Mediterranean

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Terophyte.

Habitats: Cultivated fields, path and road sides, disturbed zones. Path and road sides.

Characteristics: Fumaria bastardii belongs to the big-flowered Fumaria group, with this organ being greater than 9 mm, and a lively red in colour. It can be identified by its rounded fruit and the peduncle, which is longer than the inflorescence. It is always best to use a classification keys to confirm the identity of a Fumaria species.