Oxalis stricta
(Common Yellow Wood Sorrel)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Common Yellow Wood Sorrel, Common Yellow Oxalis, Wood Sorrel, Yellow Wood Sorrel
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - October
    Status: Native

Oxalis stricta, or Common Yellow Wood Sorrel, is native to the eastern half of the United States and is adventive in much of the West. It is a perennial, that grows in open woods, fields, prairies, as well as lawns and disturbed areas. It begins blooming in late spring and continues until fall, with small yellow flowers.

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