Violet Woodsorrel (Oxalis violacea)


Oxalis Violacea, or more commonly know as Violet Woodsorrel, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Oxalis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Oxalis Violacea or Violet Woodsorrel's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Oxalis
  • Family: Oxalidaceae
  • Order: Geraniales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (I)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) MA (E) MI (T) NY (T) RI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (violet wood-sorrel) MA (violet wood-sorrel) MI (violet wood-sorrel) NY (violet wood-sorrel) RI (violet wood-sorrel)

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