Fumaria officinalis (name means "smoke," from the smokelike smell of the roots when pulled out of the ground). - Family, Fumitory. Color, a light pink tipped with dark crimson. Of the 4 petals the outer pair is large, erect, joined together, and one of them is spurred. Pod, roundish, containing one seed. Flowers, quite small, in a long, dense spike, short - peduncled. Stems, 1/2 to 3 feet long. Leaves, finely dissected, petioled. Summer.
Near dwellings and neglected places, sometimes on ballast, in all the Eastern and Gulf States. Not common.
Family, Mustard. Color, white or pink. (See White Flowers, p. 80.)
Family, Caper. Color, white or pink. (See White Flowers, p. 81.)
Family, Rose. Color, pale pink or white. (See White Flowers, p. 86.)