OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Oxalis macrantha

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Oxalis recurva var. recurva

 

COMMON NAME:
Flowering Yellow Wood-sorrel


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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Oxalis macrantha

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Oxalis recurva var. recurva

 

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3268

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA (endemic)

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow (without red lines, or with faint red lines)
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths

Flowers 1-2(3) in umbelliform cymes at the level of or barely above the leaves

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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