Taxon  Report   6017 
Oxalis purpurea  L.
Purple oxalis,  Purple woodsorrel
Oxalis purpurea
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
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Oxalis purpurea
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Oxalis purpurea
© 2001 CDFA
Oxalis purpurea, 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 purpurea
© 2006 Bob Huettmann
Genus: Oxalis
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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