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Violet Wood Sorrel - Oxalis violacea


Family: Oxalidaceae - Wood-Sorrel family Genus Common Name: Wood Sorrel Native Status: Native
Oxalis violacea - Violet Wood Sorrel. A low-growing plant of forests and moist prairies, Oxalis violacea is found in much of the eastern United States from New York south.

Found in:
AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY

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Oxalis violacea

Distribution of Oxalis violacea in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 22 Feb 2017). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: Gruetli-Laager, Grundy County, TN Date: 2008-April-26Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
1/125f/8 ISO220
Gruetli-Laager, Grundy County, TN 04/26/2008
Oxalis violacea

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-April-04Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/60f/11 ISO200
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
90mm (135 equiv)
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Oxalis violacea

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