F.officinalis: annual; stem much-branched; leaves much cut; flowers rose-coloured, sepals ovate-lanceolate, acute, toothed, narrower and two-thirds shorter than the corolla; fruit globose, truncate, slightly emarginate. - A common weed. Fl. June to September.

F. capreolata: annual; stem climbing by means of the twisting petioles; leaves much cut; flowers cream-coloured, tipped with red, sepals ovate, acute, toothed, as broad as the corolla and half its length; fruit globose, emarginate. - Cultivated ground. Fl. June to September.