Oxalis corymbosa DC (Lilac Oxalis)

Lilac Oxalis, Pink woodsorrel


Matricaria chamomilla

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Oxalis corymbosa DC / Oxalis debilis Kunth subsp. corymbosa – (Lilac Oxalis, Pink woodsorrel)

Perennial plant of the oxalidaceae family up to 30 cm. Leaves with three leaflets, heart-shaped, equipped with long petioles that can reach 22 cm. Flowers pink or violet provoded with 5 petals pubescent on the borders, gathered in corymbs. It blooms in late winter and early spring. Fruit in a pubescent capsule. Of American origin, it is naturalized in many parts of the world.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
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