Native Sorrel

Family: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Oxalis
Species: perennans
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Herb with branches erect or ascending, sometimes creeping, to 25 cm long, sparsely to densely hairy, with hairs mostly antrorse, or rarely nearly glabrous; taproot stout; bulbils absent.

Leaves cauline, 3-foliolate; leaflets cuneate-obcordate, bilobed, sinus to three-fifths the length of leaflet; lobes oblong to slightly obovate, usually 4–10 mm long, mostly 2–6 mm wide with lobe apices rounded and 2–12 mm apart; petiole usually 1–4 cm long; stipules usually conspicuous, with an obtuse to rounded lobe.

Inflorescences 1–6-flowered. Petals 6–12 mm long, yellow.

Fruit erect, usually held above the leaves, long and usually slender-cylindrical, 8–30 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm diam.; outer surface with simple retrorse hairs; seeds ribbed.

Flowering start in May and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Oxalis~perennans
WildflowerID630
Views (per week)7
Views711

Location

Bio Regions

FLB - Flinders Lofty Block

Specifics

Spring Gully

Related Blogs

The following are links to Members' Blogs that contain the words "Native Sorrel " OR "Oxalis " OR "Oxalidaceae". Creating Blogs is restricted to Members only. Not a Member? Join here.

There are no blogs available. Results based on search "Native Sorrel " OR "Oxalis " OR "Oxalidaceae"

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to post here.



Registration is free and takes only seconds to complete!
Loading...
Add Photos & Files
Edit Wildflower
Alert Admin

Related Products (12)