OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Oxalis debilis   FAMILY Oxalidaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Oxalis debilis

INCLUDING The Oxalidaceae in the southeastern United States (Robertson, 1975)
Oxalis corymbosa

 

COMMON NAME:
pink woodsorrel


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image of Oxalis debilis, pink woodsorrel

Keith Bradley    kab_o_debilis_corymb_2937

November    Miami-Dade County    FL

Leaflets 25-45mm long, surface scattered with reddish-brown callosities, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa   FAMILY Oxalidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Oxalis debilis

INCLUDING The Oxalidaceae in the southeastern United States (Robertson, 1975)
Oxalis corymbosa

 

Find by scientific name:

4109

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: South America

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound: 3 leaflets
Basal

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Rose-purplish
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, of 2 lengths

Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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