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Other Wildflower or HerbOxalis exilis

Shady wood sorrel at Hughes Garran Woodland

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Oxalis exilis at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018
Oxalis exilis at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018
Oxalis exilis at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018
Oxalis exilis at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018

Identification history

Other Wildflower or Herb Oxalis exilis 1 Apr 2018 BettyDonWood
Other Wildflower or Herb Oxalis exilis 30 Mar 2018 ruthkerruish

Author's notes

There are several species of Oxalis growing among a 2015 planting of shrubs.

3 comments

   1 Apr 2018
It is almost impossible to ID this group of Oxalis fron a photo like this. I would need field notes (or good photos where possible) on whether the stems are rooting at the nodes, the number of flowers in a cluster, the hairs or lack thereof on the stems, and the shape and size of the stipules at the base of the leaf stalk, or the lack of stipules.
The upright fattish seed cases suggest exilis rather than corniculata, which has narrow seed cases on stalks which bend down, but I am not sure whether that is enough to say that it is not one of the other native species of Oxalis.
   1 Apr 2018
I have added a few photos which may or may not help. There appears to be mostly 2 pods per stem
   1 Apr 2018
The hairless stems, prominent stipule (I only found one), and rooting at the nodes, clinches it.

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Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Apr 2019 Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 Digitaria sanguinalis (Summer Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2018 Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 12 Nov 2018 Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 22 Oct 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 13 Oct 2018 Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Oct 2018 Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Aug 2018 Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 May 2018 Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018 Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 Mar 2018 Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum (Hairy Willow Herb) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Jan 2018 Gamochaeta americana (Cudweed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 26 Dec 2017 Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017 Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 Agrocybe sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017 Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2017 Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 Nov 2017 Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 Oct 2017 Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Oct 2017 Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Oct 2017 Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 28 Aug 2017 Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Jun 2017 Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Jun 2017 Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 2 Jun 2017 Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 May 2017 Eucalyptus cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 May 2017 Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 May 2017 Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 May 2017 Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 May 2017 Robinia pseudoacacia (False Acacia or Black Locust) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Apr 2017 Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2017
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Apr 2019
Cynodon dactylon (Couch grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019
Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019
Digitaria sanguinalis (Summer Grass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 24 Jan 2019
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2018
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 12 Nov 2018
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 22 Oct 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 13 Oct 2018
Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Oct 2018
Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Aug 2018
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 May 2018
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2018
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 30 Mar 2018
Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum (Hairy Willow Herb) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Jan 2018
Gamochaeta americana (Cudweed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 26 Dec 2017
Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 15 Dec 2017
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017
Agrocybe sp. at Hughes Garran Woodland - 5 Dec 2017
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 Dec 2017
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 7 Nov 2017
Trifolium dubium (Yellow Suckling Clover) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 Oct 2017
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 Oct 2017
Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 8 Oct 2017
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 28 Aug 2017
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 Jun 2017
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 Jun 2017
Eucalyptus globulus subsp. bicostata (Southern Blue Gum, Eurabbie) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 2 Jun 2017
Eucalyptus nicholii (Narrow-leaved Black Peppermint) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 25 May 2017
Eucalyptus cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 20 May 2017
Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 11 May 2017
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 4 May 2017
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 3 May 2017
Robinia pseudoacacia (False Acacia or Black Locust) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 9 Apr 2017
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Hughes Garran Woodland - 1 Apr 2017

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Apr 2018 2:50 PM Recorded on
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