Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3268

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA

Look for it in floodplain forests, moist fields, ditches, bluffs, and moist slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
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 florida   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis priceae ssp. colorea   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-006:
Oxalis florida var. recurva   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Oxalis filipes

GREATER THAN Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Oxalis dillenii ssp. filipes

 

COMMON NAME:
tufted yellow wood-sorrel