Oxalis drummondii [Oxalidaceae]

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Scientific Name Oxalis drummondii USDA PLANTS Symbol OXDR
Common Name Drummond's Woodsorrel ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 29075
Family Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel) SEINet
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Description Habitat: Sandy, gravelly and calcareous soils in open woodlands and disturbed areas.
Plant: Short, smooth perennial, mostly erect, 6 to 12 inches tall.
Leaves: Basal leaves on petioles 2 to 6 inches long with 3 V-shaped leaflets each about 1 inch long, 1-3/4 inch wide.
Inflorescence: Cymes with 4 to 8 flowers on pedicels 3/8 to 1-3/4 inches long; each flower 3/4 inch diameter with 5 bright pink petals with white-to-yellow/green centers; 5 sepals; 10 stamens with filaments united at the base, of unequal length, with 5 longer than the rest.
Bloom Period: March to November.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, SEINet and Flora of North America.
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