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Sonoran Desert Plants
Oxalis albicans (Wood Sorrel)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Oxalis albicans

 Oxalis albicans

Habitat: mountains,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: alternate,palmate with 3 leaflets
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Mar. to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Oxalidaceae (oxalis family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 48 (8.7 MB pdf)

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