Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Bantry, Co.Cork

Oxalis articulata
Seamsóg ghlúineach
Family: Oxalidaceae

Flowering: May-September. Perennial. Introduced. Garden escape.

Umbels of deep pink flowers, sometimes white, 5-petalled.
Trifoliate leaves, sometimes orange-spotted below. Height: to 35cm.

Fairly common garden escape, waste ground, roadsides, rubbish tips.
Established in some coastal locations, casual elsewhere.

Similar: Pale Pink-sorrel, O. incarnata

Photograph above: Inchidoney, Co.Cork. September 2007

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