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yellow oxalis
Oxalis corniculata
yellow oxalis Oxalis Family
Oxalis corniculata Oxalidaceae
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English common names
  •yellow oxalis
  •yellow wood sorrel
  •creeping oxalis
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Oxalis corniculata L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Oxalis corniculata (68)
  •excludeOxalis corniculata albicans
  •excludeOxalis corniculata pilosa
  •excludeOxalis corniculata wrightii
family name
Image Author: ©2003-2014 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of July thru 3rd week of April

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base