Oxalis acetosella subsp. montana L.   (redirected from: Oxalis montana)
Family: Oxalidaceae
mountain wood-sorrel
[Oxalis montana Raf., Oxalis montana f. rhodantha Raf.]
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Corey Raimond  
Etymology: Oxalis: from the Greek oxus for "sour," referring to the pleasantly sour taste of the leaves and stem
Plants: erect, perennial, 3"-7" tall forb
Leaves: a few, long-stalked, 3-parted, all basal leaves
Flowers: white veined with pink, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" wide, held slightly above the leaves; usually solitary from the leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Habitat: moderate moisture to moist; forests; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Kitty Kohout  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Botanical Illustration