Oxalis montana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOxalidaceae
Family (Traditional)Oxalidaceae
GenusOxalis
Species:Oxalis montana Raf.
Common NameMountain Woodsorrel
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: FG; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: clover-like; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 3; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 5; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sexuality: monoecious; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value 7
StatusNative; EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Wolfe (KY), Carter (TN), Monroe (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100755394 McCreary Kentucky 26 May 1980 Rob Jacobs
147803
EKY
Oxalis montana
31234100755378 Menifee Kentucky 19 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2352
EKY
Oxalis montana
31234100562915 Menifee Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 A. Rentas
125
EKY
Oxalis montana
BEREA017558 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Oxalis montana
BEREA017560 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Oxalis montana
ETSU007463 Unicoi Tennessee 30 May 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Oxalis montana
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 28 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Oxalis montana
TENN-V-0133978 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Oxalis montana
APSC0109313 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0073466 Wolfe Kentucky 27 Jun 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0070298 Wolfe Kentucky 27 Jun 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0102357 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0109312 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0109732 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Oxalis montana
ETSU008596 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Oxalis montana
31234100755386 McCreary Kentucky 18 Apr 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1291
EKY
Oxalis montana
31234100755402 Laurel Kentucky 10 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1560
EKY
Oxalis montana
31234100755352 Wolfe Kentucky 08 Sep 1988 Julian Campbell
s.n.
EKY
Oxalis montana
31234100755360 Menifee Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 R. C. Clark
21167
EKY
Oxalis montana
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 13 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Oxalis montana
APSC0008576 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Oxalis Montana
APSC0085148 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0109310 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Oxalis montana
APSC0070959 Menifee Kentucky 10 Aug 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Oxalis montana
ETSU035015 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Oxalis montana
UCHT042531 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Oxalis montana
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Oxalis montana - Dwayne Estes
Oxalis montana - Dwayne Estes
Oxalis montana - Dwayne Estes
Oxalis montana - Dwayne Estes
Oxalis montana - Tara Littlefield
Oxalis montana - Tara Littlefield