Violet Wood Sorrel
Violet Sour Grass - Wood Sorrel - Lady’s Sorrel - Wood Shamrock
Oxalis violacea
Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel) Family

Plant is an upright, smooth perennial with a bulb. Preferred habitat is prairies, woods and gardens. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

Leaves are alternate on the stem and arranged in sets of three; stalked; leaflets are notched at the tip.

Flowers are umbel-like; bisexual; symmetrical; five sepals; five petals; purple, pink or white; ten stamens. Flowering occurs in the spring.

Fruit is a capsule.

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