Irish wildflowers

Wood Sorrel
Oxalis acetosella
Family: Oxalidaceae

Flowering time: April-May. Perennial. Native.

Solitary white flowers with pink-lilac veins. Long-stalked. Occasionally flowers
are pinkish or mauve. Trifoliate leaves with drooping, long-stalked leaflets.
Thin rhizomes. Creeping growth habit. Height: 5-10cm.

Very frequent in shady moist ground. Found in woodland, hedgerows and among damp mossy rocks.

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