Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3461

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Look for it on roadsides, in old gardens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink or White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis rubra   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 100-01-002:
Oxalis rubra   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

GREATER THAN Oxalis articulata ssp. rubra

 

COMMON NAME:
windowbox wood-sorrel