OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis rubra   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 100-01-002:
Oxalis rubra   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

INCLUDING -
Oxalis articulata ssp. rubra

 

COMMON NAME:
windowbox wood-sorrel


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image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

JK Marlow    jkm130430_841

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaflets pubescent on both surfaces, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

JK Marlow    jkm130430_848

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers in umbels, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

Roxanna Martin    rlm4508_061

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

JK Marlow    jkm130501_910

May    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

JK Marlow    jkm130501_912

May    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

Roxanna Martin    rlm53010_118

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers long-pedunculate, overtopping the leaves, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

Roxanna Martin    rlm53010_122

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Petals pink or white, 1-1.5cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Oxalis articulata, windowbox wood-sorrel

JK Marlow    jkm141022_194

October    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Leaves all basal, with reddish-brown callosities mostly along the margins, per Weakley's Flora.

 

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis rubra   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 100-01-002:
Oxalis rubra   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

INCLUDING -
Oxalis articulata ssp. rubra

 

Find by scientific name:

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

map
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LEAVES:
Ternately compound: 3 leaflets
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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