Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1001

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Non-native: New World tropics & subtropics? possibly including the deep South
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in GA & SC Mountains)

Look for it in gardens, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Oxalidales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oxalis corniculata   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis corniculata   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-004:
Oxalis corniculata   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Lady's-sorrel