Fumaria bastardii, commonly, tall ramping fumitory or is a tall (to 2 m.), many-branched herbaceous flowering plant native to Western Europe including the British Isles and the northern Mediterranean. The species is a weed of arable and disturbed ground, and occurs as an introduced alien in many areas of the world with suitable climates, including Southwest Australia and North America.
Glaucous plant, glabrous. Stems up to 100 cm, decumbent, branched. Last foliar divisions 2-5.5 x 1-3 mm, oblong, flat. Racemes 1.5-3 times longer than the peduncle, with 2-25 flowers, lax. 1.5-2 mm bracts, much shorter than fruitful pedicels. Erect-patent fruitful pedicels. Flowers 8-11 mm, white to pink, with purplish-black apex. Sepals 2.5-3 (-3.5) x (1.3-) 1.5-2 mm, ovate, markedly dentate.
This plant might be poisonous
How to get rid of:
Hand pulling needs to be done carefully to ensure there is a
minimum of soil disturbance. Many weeds flourish when soil is
Removal of small weeds can be achieved by placing one hand flat
on the ground with the weed between two fingers. As the hand is
pressed toward the ground the second hand can carefully remove