Yellow Wood Sorrel (Oxalis dillenii) in the Wood Sorrels Database

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Botanical names:
Oxalis dillenii Accepted
Oxalis europaea Synonym
Xanthoxalis florida Synonym
Xanthoxalis brittoniae Synonym
Oxalis stricta Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 12"
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
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: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: bulblets, tubers
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant


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