Oxalis corniculata

Creeping oaxlis

Other common names:

Not applicable.



• Perennial root system with frequent rooting at the nodes • Flowers in 4 weeks from a seedling • Can produce 5000 seeds per plant, ejects seeds 2.5 m • Green and purple forms • Grows in a broad range of conditions wet/dry, high fertility/low fertility, acid soils. • Tolerant to common many selective turf herbicides. • Stems break at crown - regrowth Spread by mowers/machinery.


Control options:

  • Pesticides: See available tabs below for registered products. Use as per label instructions.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Use a combination of approaches listed on this page.
  • Cultural: Nil.
  • Mechanical: Nil



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