Wood-Sorrel (Oxalis barrelieri) in the Wood Sorrels Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Other: Blooms intermittently throughout the year; some oxalis will bloom all year if given enough light
Uses: Groundcover
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Toxicity: Other: All plants containing oxalic acid can be toxic to humans if enough is ingested.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: bulblets, tubers
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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