Upper Green Mountain trail. 8/6/16
Marshall Gulch 8/13/16 (rainy summer)
Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Alpine Wood Sorrel.
Wood Sorrel (Oxalidaceae) family.
Plant: perennial herb. BULBS 0.8-2 cm long, often with up to 20 bulblets. Leaves: 4-30 cm tall; leaflets 3, 4-27 mm long, 4-38 mm wide. INFLORESCENCE: 1-7-flowered; pedicels less than 5 cm long. Flowers: perfect, the petals clawed, connate at base; stamens 10; pistil 5-carpelled; styles 5; corollas blue, lavender, pink, or white, to 27 mm long. Fruit: ellipsoid, 5-12 mm longfleshy explosive capsules. SEEDS arillate, 1-1.5 mm long. Misc: Open, moist, often rocky places in deciduous, pine-oak, or coniferous forests.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: Shoulder of access road to Marshall Gulch Trail.
Notes: Upper Green Mountain trail. 8/6/16
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