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(First upload on January 9 2013. Last on December 17 2013) [ 日本語 | English ]

Oxalis dillenii Jacq.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Oxalis L. (カタバミ)
Ottachi-katabami (オッタチカタバミ, おっ立ち片喰), slender yellow woodsorrel
Lifeform: weedy perennial forb
Distribution: native to north America (exotic to Japan)
Habitat: disturbed sites, such as roadsides, railroads, gravel-bars, wasteground, lawns, and gardens
Leaf: sour → oxalic acid
Stem/branch: fairly dense, short, appressed hairs, becoming less hairy with age
Fruit: green, banana-shaped capsule
Seed dispersal: self
Synonyms:

Oxalis prostrata Haw.
Oxalis rupestris Raf.
Oxalis stricta auct. non L.

exotic pink-flowered Oxalis

Oxalis dillenii in Hokkaido


ST1 ST2 ST3

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ST4 ST5
[1-3] at N10/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on July 4 2012. [4/5] near a parking lot in Big Site, Tokyo, on May 12 2013.

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