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Oxalis grandis (Great yellow woodsorrel)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Oxalis grandis

Oxalis grandis Small

Great Yellow Woodsorrel, Large Yellow Wood Sorrel

Oxalidaceae (Wood-Sorrel Family)

Synonym(s): Oxalis recurva, Xanthoxalis grandis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Oxalis grandis has flowers up to one inch (2.5 cm) wide and leaves often with purple edges. It grows from Indiana east to Pennsylvania and south to Georgia and Louisiana.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , DC , GA , IN , KY , MD , MS , NC , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

Additional resources

USDA: Find Oxalis grandis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Oxalis grandis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Oxalis grandis


Record Modified: 2012-07-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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