Oxalis acetosella | Wood-sorrel | Seamsóg
- Flowers from April to June
- Can occur in extensive stands forming a carpet of green
- Solitary white flowers with pink-purple veins
- Distinctive trifoliate leaves
- Each leaflet is heart-shaped and folds up in the late
afternoon or when it rains
Woodland, hedgerows and among damp mossy rocks. Occurs in shady moist ground
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2019
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How can you help
This species is included in our spring flowering plants project. If you see the species please submit your sighting. All information is very valuable.
Full list of species included in the spring flowering plants project:
- Common Dog-violet
- Early Dog-violet
- Early-purple Orchid
- Lady’s smock (Cuckooflower)
- Lesser Celandine
- Lords-and Ladies
- Wild Garlic
- Winter Heliotrope
- Wood Anemone
- Wood Sorrel
This species is included in the spring flowering plants project which is a collaboration between the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the BSBI. It is hoped we can collect valuable data to improve our knowledge of the current distribution of some common plants. All data will be fully validated by both partners before loading to Biodiversity Maps and being made available to the BSBI.