Connecticut Plants

Violet wood-sorrel is rare in Connecticut, and it is listed as a species of special concern.

  • Family: wood sorrel (Oxalidaceae)
  • Habitat: open woods, stream banks
  • Height: 4-8 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: purplish-pink
  • Flowering time: April to July
  • Origin: native
Oxalis violacea L.
Oxalis violacea L.