Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2203

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in dry to moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rose-lavender
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Flowers in umbels

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 violacea   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis violacea   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-003:
Oxalis violacea   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ionoxalis violacea

 

COMMON NAME:
Violet Wood-sorrel