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Oxalis violacea

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials, Bulbs

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 4"-10"

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: violet, pink, lavender

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts bees, clumping, edible, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, rock garden plant, woodland plant

Oxalis violacea  (violet woodsorrel)
  • Oxalis violacea  (violet woodsorrel)
  • Oxalis violacea  (violet woodsorrel)
  • Oxalis violacea  (violet woodsorrel)

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Description

Oxalis violacea

Also known as:

violet woodsorrel

,

violet wood sorrel

Scientific Synonyms:

Ionoxalis violacea, Oxalis violacea var. trichophora, Sassia violacea

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MA, RI
  • Special Concern: CT
  • Threatened: MI, NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Geraniales
Family Oxalidaceae Wood-sorrel family
Genus Oxalis woodsorrel
Species Oxalis violacea violet woodsorrel