Texas Oxalis?

John C. MacGregor jonivy@earthlink.net
Sat, 06 Mar 2010 18:47:01 PST

You did not say whether your oxalis is a native or not.   O.  
violacae, widely distributed through the southeast, north to  
Missouri, has purplish-green foliage, purple below:



Oxalis articulata v. rubra (O. rubra) has all-green foliage, but is  
otherwise similar.  It is mainly spring-blooming, in flower now here  
in southern California:



John C. MacGregor
South Pasadena, CA
USDA Zone 9
Sunset Zones 21/23

On Mar 6, 2010, at 5:10 PM, Eugene Zielinski wrote:

> If your oxalis is an east Texas wildflower, most likely it is O.  
> violacea,
> a species with plain green leaves that blooms in the spring.  I  
> don't know
> if it is tuberous or not.
> Eugene Zielinski
> Augusta, GA
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Justin Smith
>> Date: 3/6/2010 4:33:08 PM
>> Subject: [pbs] Texas Oxalis?
>> http://flickr.com/photos/oothal/…

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