F. reuteri is a scrambling annual of freely-draining acidic soils, which has most recently been recorded in spring- and summer-sown crops on allotments, in gardens and in potato fields; also on the eroded soil of hedge banks.
Stems up to 50 (-70) cm, ascending or decumbent. Racemes 2-3 times longer than the peduncle. Bracts 1.5-2.5 mm, shorter or almost as long as the fruitful pedicels. Erect-patent or recurve fruitful pedicels. Flowers (8-) 10-12 mm, white-pink or pinkish-purple, with purple-black apex. Sepals 3-4.5 x 1.8-2 mm, ovate, subentery or toothed at the base. 2.25-2.5 x 1.75-2.25 mm achenes. ovoid or slightly ellipsoid, apiculate, slightly tuberculate-rough. It blooms in winter, spring and early summer.
This plant is useful.
This plant might be poisonous
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