Oxalis hispidula

Species:Oxalis hispidula Zucc.
Common Name:Bristly Wood Sorrel
Habitat:Wet ditches, disturbed roadsides.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:Native to Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil.
Taxonomic Notes:This species was first reported new to Alabama in 2013 by Horne, Barger, & Nesom. See reference below.
Status:Not Native
References:Horne, H.E. T.W. Barger, and G.L. Nesom. 2013. Phytoneuron 2013-54: 1-7.
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyOXALIDACEAE - Wood-Sorrel family
Genus Oxalis
Species Oxalis hispidula Zucc. - Bristly Wood Sorrel


Citation Oxalis hispidula Zuccarini, Denkschr. Königl. Akad. Wiss. München 9: 143. 1825.
Basionym: **
Type: URUGUAY: Crescit prope Montevideo, Anon. s.n. (holotype: B destroyed, ex herb. cl. Otto; lectotype: Uruguay. Montevideo, no date, F. Sello s.n. K; isolectotypes: P, W)--fide Lourteig, Bradea 7: 5: 559. 2000.

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Oxalis canelonesensis Oxalis canelonesensis R. Knuth, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 24: 54. 1927. Uruguay
Oxalis paraguayensis Oxalis paraguayensis Chodat, Bull. Herb. Boissier ser. 2, 2: 738. 1902. Paraguay
Oxalis uruguayensis Oxalis uruguayensis Arechav., Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo 3: 220. 1900; Arech. Fl. Uruguay, Uruguay
Oxalis venustula Oxalis venustula Arechav., Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo 3: 216. 1900; Arech. Fl. Uruguay, 1: Uruguay

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Coffee, Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, TROY, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
AMAL00023035 Mobile 24 Nov 2015 Horne, Howard E.
Oxalis hispidula Zuccarini
TROY000042127 Coffee 30 Apr 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
Oxalis hispidula Zucc.
AMAL00013662 Baldwin 30 Oct 2007 Barger, T. Wayne
Oxalis hispidula Zucc.
ALNHS00003654 Mobile 9 Dec 2015 Barger, T. Wayne
Oxalis hispidula Zucc.
UWAL0031682 Mobile 24 Nov 2015 Horne, Howard E.
Oxalis hispidula Zuccarini
UWAL0048296 Baldwin 05 Jan 2019 Horne, Howard E.
Oxalis hispidula Zuccarini
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