Calflora
Taxon  Report   6022    
Oxyria digyna  (L.) Hill
Alpine mountain sorrel,  Alpine mountainsorrel, Mountain sorrel
Oxyria digyna
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Oxyria digyna
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Oxyria digyna
© 2003 Steve Matson
Oxyria digyna, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Oxyria digyna
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Oxyria
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Rumex digyna
More information about  Oxyria digyna
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (OXDI3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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