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Oxalis colorea (Small) Fedde. Small’s Wood-sorrel. Phen: (Mar-) Apr-May (-Oct). Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry-mesic and mesic forests, thin soils around rock outcrops, disturbed areas. Dist: E. MD and sc. and w.VA west to MO, south to n. FL and e. LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = FNA12, K4; = n/a – Tat; = Xanthoxalis colorea Small – S; < Oxalis florida Salisb. var. recurva (Elliott) H.E.Ahles – RAB; < Oxalis macrantha (Trel.) Small – C; ? Oxalis priceae Small ssp. colorea (Small) G.Eiten; ? Oxalis recurva Elliott var. recurva – F; > Xanthoxalis colorea Small – S13; > Xanthoxalis recurva (Elliott) Small – S13

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷


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