oxalis

noun
ox·​al·​is | \ äk-ˈsa-ləs How to pronounce oxalis (audio) \

Definition of oxalis

Examples of oxalis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Short of pulling out the oxalis, there aren’t any other options for your situation. oregonlive, "Is drought stress harming these cypress trees? Ask an expert," 8 Nov. 2020 Spray just enough to thoroughly wet the foliage of the oxalis. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Garden advice: Oxalis weed is a scourge of lawns, and repeated treatments are needed to kill it," 11 Nov. 2020 Selective herbicide products for broadleaf plants will kill both the oxalis and your brass buttons. oregonlive, "Is drought stress harming these cypress trees? Ask an expert," 8 Nov. 2020 Some examples are sharp point fluvellin, velvetleaf, puncturevine, horseweed, western bittercress and oxalis. oregonlive, "Fighting off invasive weeds in Oregon requires multiple strategies," 11 Aug. 2020 Some examples are sharp point fluvellin, velvetleaf, puncturevine, horseweed, western bittercress and oxalis. oregonlive, "Fighting off invasive weeds in Oregon requires multiple strategies," 11 Aug. 2020 Some examples are sharp point fluvellin, velvetleaf, puncturevine, horseweed, western bittercress and oxalis. oregonlive, "Fighting off invasive weeds in Oregon requires multiple strategies," 11 Aug. 2020 Some examples are sharp point fluvellin, velvetleaf, puncturevine, horseweed, western bittercress and oxalis. oregonlive, "Fighting off invasive weeds in Oregon requires multiple strategies," 11 Aug. 2020 Some examples are sharp point fluvellin, velvetleaf, puncturevine, horseweed, western bittercress and oxalis. oregonlive, "Fighting off invasive weeds in Oregon requires multiple strategies," 11 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of oxalis

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oxalis

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, wood sorrel, from Greek, from oxys sharp — more at oxygen

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The first known use of oxalis was circa 1706

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16 Feb 2021

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“Oxalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxalis. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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