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Oxalis  decaphylla Kunth   
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FamilyOXALIDACEAE
Genus species var.Oxalis  decaphylla Kunth 
SynonymsAcetosella decaphylla (Kunth) Kuntze
 Ionoxalis decaphylla (Kunth) Rose
 Oxalis confusa (Rose) R.Knuth
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.MexicoArizonaMexico NorthwestNew Mexico
grassland
Description acaulescent, leaves palmatipinnate, leaflets 8-10, cuneate, at apex bifid, ciliate, glabrous, peduncles 5-14-flowered, calyx lobes obtuse, flowers pentamerous, infundibuliform
Size10-15cm
Colorviolet
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivation
alpine house, dry rest in summer, watering from November
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyKearney, T.H. et al. (1951-1960) Arizona Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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