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Oxalis violacea

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Violet wood sorrel
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

Grows from a scaly coated bulb

Description:
Annual or perennial herbs; leaves long-stalked with 3 leaflets; flowers 5-parted, white, yellow, lavender, or rose; fruit a capsule.
Season:
Late spring and early summer
Height:
4-8 in.
Foliage:
Palmately divided leaves with three leaflets; inversely heart-shaped; reddish or purplish underside
Flower:
Rose-purple flowers on stalk rising above the leaves; five flaring petals; green sepals with orange tips
Site:
Open woods, banks, rocky ground, prairies
Poison Part:
All parts.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion, but no documented cases in humans.
Symptoms:
Caution: large quantities may cause trembling, cramps, and staggering as in grazing animals.
Edibility:
EDIBLE PARTS: Small amounts of leaves, flowers, seeds, tubers/roots eaten raw are not dangerous. Leaves, flowers, seeds, tubers/
Toxic Principle:
Soluble oxalate.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; weedy in disturbed areas, lawns; landscape in flower gardens as herbaceous perennial.
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2673

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