Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Oxalis corniculata Linnaeus. Creeping Lady's-sorrel. Phen: Feb-Dec. Hab: Gardens, fields, disturbed areas, sometimes more natural areas including pinelands, dunes. Dist: Probably native of New World tropics and subtropics, possibly including the deeper South. Now nearly worldwide in distribution.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Syn: = Bah, C, F, FNA12, GrPl, Il, K1, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, WV, Eiten (1963), Robertson (1975); = Oxalis repens – G; < Oxalis corniculata – WH3; > Oxalis corniculata var. atropurpurea – Ward (2004a); > Oxalis corniculata var. corniculata – Ward (2004a); > Xanthoxalis corniculata – S; > Xanthoxalis langloisii – S

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source
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