Taxon  Report   6010 
Oxalis corniculata  L.
creeping wood sorrel,  creeping woodsorrel, yellow sorrel
Oxalis corniculata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Oxalis corniculata
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Oxalis corniculata
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Oxalis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Acetosella corniculata
PLANTS: Xanthoxalis langloisii
PLANTS: Xanthoxalis corniculata
PLANTS: Xanthoxalis corniculata var. atropurpurea
PLANTS: Oxalis villosa
PLANTS: Oxalis repens
PLANTS: Oxalis pusilla
PLANTS: Oxalis langloisii
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. viscidula
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. villosa
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. reptans
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. minor
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. macrophylla
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. lupulina
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. langloisii
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. atropurpurea
PLANTS: Xanthoxalis repens
 Information about  Oxalis corniculata  from other sources:

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2015).

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