Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1005

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, , at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (with pink veins)
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Flowers solitary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis montana   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-001:
Oxalis acetosella   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Oxalidaceae in the southeastern United States (Robertson, 1975)
Oxalis acetosella ssp. montana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Oxalis montana

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Wood-sorrel, American Wood-sorrel, Wood Shamrock, White Wood-sorrel