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

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Botanical names:
Oxalis strictaAccepted
Oxalis europaeaSynonym
Oxalis interiorSynonym
Oxalis stricta var. rufaSynonym

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"
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
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
Various insects
Miscellaneous:Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant


Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread TitleLast ReplyReplies
Need help identifying- PA by xIrisxOct 17, 2017 12:35 AM2
Common Oxalis, Friend or Foe? by DeebieApr 20, 2017 7:41 AM7
Southern California yellow flower/weed by ckorangyMar 11, 2017 12:26 PM5
Oxalis by BoneheadMay 6, 2016 5:22 AM5
Lawn plants other than grass by purpleinoppAug 25, 2015 1:08 PM23
SE USA wildflowers, 2015 by purpleinoppMar 22, 2016 8:19 PM26

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