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Common Wood Sorrel
Oxalis montana

Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) Other common names: True Wood Sorrel

Other scientific names: Oxalis acetosella

French names: tite oxalide

Family: Wood-sorrel Family (Oxalidaceae)

Flowers: Spring, Summer;  White;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Compound, Entire

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 184   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: montana: of mountains

Photographs: 64 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) flower

Common Wood Sorrel produces a very pertty woodland mid-summer flower.

Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) flowers

Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) flower

Common Wood Sorrel flower in late June.

Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) flower

Range map for Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana)

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The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

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