Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in roadsides, pastures, lawns, a wide variety of other habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate & basal
Petioles 1-4cm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow (without red lines)
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Flowers in umbelliform cymes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Oxalis dillenii   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis dillenii   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-005:
Oxalis dillenii   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Oxalis florida var. florida

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Oxalis stricta

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Yellow Wood-sorrel