Taxon  Report   6010 
Oxalis corniculata  L.
Creeping wood sorrel,  Creeping woodsorrel, Yellow sorrel
Oxalis corniculata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Oxalis corniculata
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Oxalis corniculata
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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
Genus: Oxalis
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + 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. corniculata
PLANTS: Oxalis corniculata var. atropurpurea
PLANTS: Xanthoxalis repens
ICPN: Oxalis corniculata ssp. corniculata
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 21, 2018).

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