Oxalidaceae
Oxalis suksdorfii

Western Yellow Oxalis

Trailing but not rooting at nodes or erect, more or less hairy. Leaves on stem with petiole less than 2 in. divided into 3 leaflets, each less than 3/4 in. Flower single or 2–3 loosely clustered. Petals 1/2–3/4 in. long, bright yellow. Grows in dry woods and shrubby areas at low elevations. Rare in Washington.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring-Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--12 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes