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|Family: Oxalidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oxalis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oxalis pilosa Nutt.
Habit: Taproot +- woody, generally > 4 mm diam. Stem: erect to decumbent, < 40 cm, rooting at nodes or not, hairs 0.7--1.2 mm, dense, generally spreading. Leaf: leaflets < 1.5 cm, appressed-hairy. Inflorescence: 1--3-flowered; pedicel < 2 cm, hairs dense, generally spreading, occasionally appressed. Flower: sepals 3.5--6 mm, lanceolate, tips ciliate; petals generally 8--12 mm, yellow. Fruit: 12--18 mm, hairs simple, short, appressed, and multicellular, spreading.
Ecology: Coastal grassland, scrub, chaparral; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRO, n SNF, CW (exc SCoRI), SCo, WTR, PR (exc SnJt); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Mexico. Flowering Time: Feb--Sep
Synonyms: Oxalis albicans Kunth subsp. pilosa (Nutt.) G. Eiten; Oxalis corniculata L. subsp. pilosa (Nutt.) Lourteig; Oxalis corniculata L. var. wrightii (A. Gray) B.L. Turner
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Robert Ornduff
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Previous taxon: Oxalis pes-caprae
Next taxon: Oxalis purpurea
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Robert Ornduff 2017. Oxalis pilosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=35601, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.