Oxalis acetosella L.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Geraniales (35)

        Family: Oxalidaceae (7) (family description)

          Genus: Oxalis (7)

           Epithet: acetosella L. (2)

acetosella => acid salts - refers to oxalic acid found in the leaves

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Oxalis acetosella at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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