Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1004

Forb
Annual

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

Common (rare in Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Look for it in rich moist forests, rocky bluffs, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow (with faint red lines in corolla throat)
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis grandis   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-008:
Oxalis grandis   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Xanthoxalis grandis

 

COMMON NAME:
Large Wood-sorrel, Great Yellow Wood-sorrel