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Connecticut Plants
Common Wood-sorrel (Northern Wood-sorrel)
Oxalis montana Raf.
  • Synonyms: Oxalis acetosella
  • Family: wood sorrel (Oxalidaceae)
  • Habitat: moist woods
  • Height: 3-5 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inches across
  • Flower color: white or pale pink with darker pink veining
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Oxalis montana Raf.
Oxalis montana Raf.

A flower being visited by a hoverfly. Photographed in Warren County, New York in mid-June.