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Woodsorrel

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Oxalis

Common Names: Woodsorrel

Description

A perennial which blooms throughout the year and grows throughout the world. It has 5 petals and tuberous roots. Has been used for food and medicinal purposes though contains oxalic acid which slightly toxic.

Bloom Color(s): red, yellow, white, pink

Bloom Width: 3 in.

Bloom Height: 1/2 in

Foliage Color(s): Green

Bloom Period: February to July

Plant Family: Oxalidaceae