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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Oxalis debilis

Scientific Name Oxalis debilis
Common Name Pink wood sorrel
Family Oxalidaceae
Info Perennial plant native to South America but which is naturalized in Florida. Sometimes called ""false shamrock"" the leaves of O. debilis are trifoliate with heart-shaped leaflets. Flowers are pink with 5 petals. This plant reproduces through rhizomes or seeds and can sometimes be a nuisance in gardens or lawns.
Found By Mark Lareau
Date Found 2/19/2015
Native Non-native
Links http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=1641, http://www.wildsouthflorida.com/pink.wood.sorrel.html#.VOYJ_PnF-XY
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