Oxalis europaea 

Yellow wood sorrel

Names and Myths

Oxalis Greek oxys sour  or acid.

europaea European

Natural history / Folklore

Found in salads and cool summer drinks where it provides a slightly acid touch (Oxalic acid).17 Oxalis is thought to be the Shamrock used by St. Patrick to explain the Trinity.34


Yellow flowers, compound leaves with three heartshaped leaflets.

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