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|Family: Oxalidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oxalis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oxalis articulata Savigny subsp. rubra (A. St.-Hil.) Lourteig
Habit: Perennial herb; rhizome woody, not creeping, with bulb-like tubercles; bulbs 0. Stem: +- 0. Leaf: basal; petiole < 30 cm; leaflets < 2 cm. Inflorescence: umbel-like, < 10-flowered; peduncle > petiole. Flower: sepals < 5 mm, widely lanceolate, tips with 2 orange tubercles; petals white to purple-rose. Fruit: < 8 mm, ovoid.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, ScV, CCo, SnFrB, SCo, n ChI, PR; Distribution Outside California: native to Brazil. Flowering Time: Apr--Oct Note: Ornamental, escaping cultivated.
Synonyms: Oxalis rubra A. St. Hil.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Robert Ornduff
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Oxalis
Next taxon: Oxalis bowiei
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Robert Ornduff 2017. Oxalis articulata subsp. rubra, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=51859, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.