Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Oxalis dillenii Jacquin. Southern Yellow Wood-sorrel. Phen: Feb-Nov. Hab: Roadsides, pastures, lawns, a wide variety of other habitats. Dist: NS west to SK, south to FL, TX, NM; introduced elsewhere.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, FNA12, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NE, NY, Va; = Oxalis stricta – WV, misapplied; < Oxalis corniculata – WH3; < Oxalis dillenii – Tn; > Oxalis dillenii – GrPl, RAB; > Oxalis dillenii ssp. dillenii – W, Eiten (1963), Robertson (1975), Ward (2004a); > Oxalis dillenii ssp. filipes – Pa; > Oxalis dillenii var. dillenii – Tx; > Oxalis dillenii var. radicans – Tx; > Oxalis florida – F; > Oxalis florida var. filipes – RAB; > Oxalis florida var. florida – RAB; ? Oxalis fontana – Il; < Oxalis stricta – NcTx; > Oxalis stricta – G, misapplied; > Xanthoxalis brittoniae – S; > Xanthoxalis filipes – S

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