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Creeping Woodsorrel - Oxalis corniculata
Other Names:  Procumbent Yellow Sorrel, Sleeping Beauty

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems prostrate to ascending at the tips, rooting at the nodes, 1–10 cm. Herbage purple-tinged, glabrate to strigose. Leaflets 1-3 cm long; stipules 1-4 mm long. Flowers: sepals 2-4 mm long; petals yellow, 4-8 mm long. Capsule pubescent 15-25 mm long; seed ridges not white (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced worldwide; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 4

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References
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Citation for data on this website:
Creeping Woodsorrel — Oxalis corniculata.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from