Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 11 taxa in the family Oxalidaceae, Wood Sorrel family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Wood-sorrel, American Wood-sorrel, Wood Shamrock, White Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis montana   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis montana   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis acetosella 100-01-001   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, northern hardwood forests, at high elevations

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: windowbox wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis articulata   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Oxalis rubra   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis rubra 100-01-002   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, in old gardens

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Violet Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis violacea   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oxalis violacea   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis violacea 100-01-003   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in dry to moist forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Lady's-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Oxalis corniculata   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis corniculata   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis corniculata 100-01-004   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in gardens, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in GA & SC Mountains)

Non-native: New World tropics & subtropics? possibly including the deep South

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Yellow Wood-sorrel, Slender Yellow Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis dillenii   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis dillenii   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis dillenii 100-01-005   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in roadsides, pastures, lawns, a wide variety of other habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Flowering Yellow Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis florida   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis priceae ssp. colorea   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis florida var. recurva 100-01-006   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in floodplain forests, moist fields, ditches, bluffs, and moist slopes

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA (endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small's wood-sorrel, Tufted Yellow Wood-sorrel, (NOT Sadie Price’s Yellow Wood-sorrel)
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Oxalis colorea   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis priceae ssp. colorea   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, dry-mesic and mesic forests, thin soils around rock outcrops, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in GA Mountains & in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sadie Price’s Yellow Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis macrantha   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis priceae ssp. priceae   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in rich woodlands

Rare

Native west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Yellow Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis stricta   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis stricta   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis stricta 100-01-007   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed sites, also in a variety of natural habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large Wood-sorrel, Great Yellow Wood-sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis grandis   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxalis grandis   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxalis grandis 100-01-008   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in rich moist forests, rocky bluffs

Common in Mountains (rare in Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: pink woodsorrel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxalis debilis   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa   FAMILY: Oxalidaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: South America

 


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