Cymbalaria muralis Kenilworth-ivy Scrophulariaceae CYMU*; Bx pb (DeCandido 2001); NY, iw; 

  

Cymbalaria muralis.commons.wikipedia.org

Cymbalaria muralis.commons.wikipedia.org (Accessed 7/2014).

Cymbalaria muralis is an annual trailing herb 10-40 cm long, rooting at nodes. 

Leaves alternate, palmately 3-7 lobed, stalks elongate. 

Flowers blue with yellow markings, bilaterally symmetrical, 0.7-1 cm long, 5-parted, two-lipped; May-Oct..

Cymbalaria muralis fruit. By Giuliano Salvai. Copyright © 2018. Acta Plantarum - www.actaplantarum.org

Cymbalaria muralis developing fruit. By Giuliano Salvai. Copyright © 2018. Acta Plantarum – www.actaplantarum.org (Accessed 2/2018).

Fruit dry, round, 0.4 cm wide, splitting open to release seeds. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

 

Cymbalaria muralis (Kenilworth ivy) old fruit. Jose Hernandez, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Cymbalaria muralis (Kenilworth ivy) fruit. Jose Hernandez, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Origin: Eurasia. 

Habitat: Roadsides, open areas, escaped from cultivation.