Scientific Name: Oxalis oregana Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:redwood sorrel Texture:Medium
Family Name:OxalidaceaeHabit: Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Compound, Basal, Soft flexible, Trifoliate (ternate), Orbicular, Ciliate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Violet, Apr- May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Fall interest, Filler, Forestry, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Spreading ground cover; leaves are 6 cm compound, clover-like with three heart-shaped leaflets that are green on top and purple on the bottom and are on pinkish-white stems.