Common name: Yellow wood sorrel
U.S. Distribution: Throughout
Height: 4-6 in.
Foliage: Alternate, on long petioles, divided into 3 heart shaped leaflets
Flowers: Small perfect yellow flowers
Bloom time: May to October
Habitat: Pastures, lawns, waste places
Soil: Dry, sandy soil
Other: Grows well in shade, leaves fold up in full sun. Can be used
as a salad green and is rich in vitamin C.
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