Oxalis ID needed

Mary Sue Ittner msittner@mcn.org
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:07:25 PST
Even though I was given the name Oxalis caprina for MV4674 I think 
that accession looks just like Oxalis commutata. Oxalis caprina is 
labeled in Cape Plants as a frequent weed of cultivation so perhaps 
they have that in common although MV4674 hasn't been a weed for me. I 
guessed O. caprina from Andrew's photo since it is one of a few with 
more than one flower in the peduncle (2-4, pale lilac with a greenish 
tube). I thought I had just sent the message to Andrew, not the list, 
since it was just a guess and I assumed one of the Oxalis experts 
would weigh in. But it was late and...

Mary Sue

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