Scientific Name: Oxalis corniculata Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:creeping oxalisTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:OxalidaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades, Canada - central, Canada - eastern, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Yellow, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Jul- Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Key ID Features:Weed; leaves trifolate, leaflets heart-shaped, mid-green with purple tinged magins or entirely purple; flowers yellow with five petals; fruit pod like.