Oxalis acetosella L.
Common Name: NORTHERN WOOD-SORREL
Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Especially characteristic of rich hemlock-hardwoods, but also in various sorts of deciduous, mixed, and coniferous forests, even on hummocks in cedar swamps.

In the broad sense this is a circumpolar species. North American plants have been called subsp. montana (Raf.) D. Löve or O. montana Raf. The attractive flowers are distylous, with the style either exceeding the anthers or slightly shorter.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Baraga County
Benzie County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Iron County
Kalkaska County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Only on Fox Islands
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Menominee County
Ontonagon County
Otsego County
Schoolcraft County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1877.