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Oxalis Violacea / Family: Oxalidaceae
Violet Wood Sorrel, Swink/Wilhelm # 9
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FLOWERING: April - Early June
SEED TIMING: Mid - Late July
HABITAT: Dry Prairie and open savanna
DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES: 4 to 8 inches high. Leaves palmately divided, 3 leaflets, inversely heart-shaped, reddish or purple beneath. Several rose-purple flowers on each stalk, rising above leaves.
TO PICK: Seed capsules hang down to develop. When they turn a lighter color and turn up, nip off stem below capsule. Don’t squeeze seed heads for they might spring open. Place in deep, open brown bag and allow to disperse.