Plants of USA and Canada

Oxalis corniculata L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Oxalis corniculata L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 435 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: creeping woodsorrel
en English name: yellow wood sorrel
Italian name: Acetosella dei campi

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual, Perennial
 

Synonyms:
= Acetosella corniculata (L.) Kuntze
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. atropurpurea Planch.
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. langloisii (Small) Wiegand
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. lupulina (R. Knuth) Zucc.
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. macrophylla Arsene ex R. Knuth
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. minor Laing
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. reptans Laing
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. villosa (M. Bieb.) Hohen.
= Oxalis corniculata L. var. viscidula Wiegand
= Oxalis langloisii (Small) Fedde
= Oxalis pusilla Salisb.
= Oxalis repens Thunb.
= Oxalis villosa M. Bieb.
= Xanthoxalis corniculata (L.) Small
= Xanthoxalis corniculata (L.) Small var. atropurpurea (Planch.) Moldenke
= Xanthoxalis langloisii Small
= Xanthoxalis repens (Thunb.) Moldenke




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Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Flower and habit at Puu Ku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Flower and leaves at Charlie barracks Sand Island, Midway Atoll - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Habit at Pohakuokala Gulch, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Habit at Mokeehia, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Jacob Sturm, Johann Georg Sturm - Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen (1796). - This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, Roseto di San Giovanni, TS, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Voucher 050405 33 at Keopuka, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Athens, Acropolis, Propylaea, Attica, Greece, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Flowers at Mokeehia, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Habit at Auwahi, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Serle, località Cocca, sentiero ai margini di un prato. , BS, Lombardia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Jan Kops et al. - Flora Batava - Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber. Source: www.biolib.de - Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this image under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Serle, località Cocca, sentiero ai margini di un prato. , BS, Lombardia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Photo by Leo Michels. Usage: Public Domain

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Athens, Acropolis, Propylaea, Attica, Greece, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, Roseto di San Giovanni, TS, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Voucher 060422 14 at Puu Ku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Voucher 060406 07 at Kiei, Lanai - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Leaves and flowers at Auwahi, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis corniculata
Habit at Mokolii, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), USA+ (PR, VI), CAN (BC, MB, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK)

Distributional map for Oxalis corniculata L.
Map for Oxalis corniculata L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Geraniales
Family: Oxalidaceae


Genus: Oxalis


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