Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3469

Forb
Perennial

Native west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in rich woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow (with strong red lines in corolla throat)
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths
Flowers (1)3-8 in umbelliform cymes well above the leaves

FRUIT:
Spring

 

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

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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Xanthoxalis macrantha

 

COMMON NAME:
Sadie Price’s Yellow Wood-sorrel


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image of Oxalis macrantha

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_xapr_001_lvd

        

image of Oxalis macrantha

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_oxalis_priceae1_al

April    Lawrence County    AL

Flowers in umbelliform cymes above the level of the leaves, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Oxalis macrantha

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_oxalis_priceae1_alb

April    Lawrence County    AL

Blades of the leaflets mostly 7-12mm wide, pubescent, per Manual of the Southeastern Flora (JK Small, 1933).