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Large-flowered pink-sorrel

Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa


Cute plant with streaked fuschia flowers whose leaves look like the traditional shamrock. It was about 5" tall. The entire plant is edible, from the roots to the flower.


Seen in the swamp at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Louisiana.


It's also called pink woodsorrel and shamrock. Flowers of the Oxalis genus are white, pink or yellow.

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Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.81, Long: -90.14

Spotted on Dec 27, 2015
Submitted on May 7, 2019

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