Erect, glaucous herb, branched from near base. Largest ultimate segments of leaves to c. 2 mm long and 0.5 mm wide, often subterete. Racemes longer than peduncles, sometimes subsessile; bracts longer than flowering pedicels; pedicels thickening in fruit, remaining suberect; sepals oblong or c. triangular, often deeply incised, 0.5–1 mm long, attached basally; corolla with short, broad spur, 4.5–6 mm long overall, white, often reddening after fertilization, inner petals dark purplish at apex. Fruit c. 2 mm long and wide, blunt to somewhat acute at apex, sometimes squarish near base, distictly keeled, tuberculate, with very shallow apical pits.
*MuF, *MuM, *Wim. Also naturalised WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. Native to the Mediterranean region, widely naturalised. Uncommon, occurring mostly in the north and west, sometimes in association with Fumaria densiflora.
The leaves of some mature specimens resemble those of juvenile plants in being broader and less divided than typical.
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