Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Oxalis montana Raf. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

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Family Oxalidaceae
Oxalis montana Raf.
mountain wood-sorrel
Oxalis: from the Greek oxus for "sour," referring to the pleasantly sour taste of the leaves and stem
montana: of mountains
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 3"-7" tall forb
Flower: white veined with pink, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" wide, held slightly above the leaves; usually solitary from the leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:a few, long-stalked, 3-parted, all basal leaves
Habitat: moderate moisture to moist; forests; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Oxalis acetosella auct. non L.
Oxalis acetosella L. subsp. montana (Raf.) Hultén ex D.Löve
Oxalis acetosella L. var. rhodantha (Fernald) R.Knuth
Oxalis montana Raf. f. rhodantha Fernald

         
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