Oxalis albicans

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Radishroot woodsorrel
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Oxalis
Species: O. albicans
Binomial name
Oxalis albicans
Kunth 1822
Synonyms[1]
  • Acetosella albicans (Kunth) Kuntze
  • Oxalis corniculata subsp. albicans (Kunth) Lourteig
  • Xanthoxalis albicans (Kunth) Small

Oxalis albicans, commonly known as radishroot woodsorrel, is North American species of perennial herbs in the woodsorrel family. It is widespread in Mexico (from Baja California east to Coahuila and south as far as Oaxaca) and the southwestern United States (California, New Mexico, Arizona, western Texas).[2]

In California, the species grows in chaparral, coastal sage scrub, and other habitats, from sea level to elevations of 2,296 feet (700 m). The plant is found in the California Coast Ranges, Sierra Nevada, Transverse Ranges, Peninsular Ranges, and other regions of the state.[3]

Former subspecies[edit]

Currently recognized Oxalis species, that were formerly considered Oxalis albicans subspecies, include:[4]

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