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Large-flowered pink-sorrel

Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.81, Long: -90.14

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

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