Reproducing mainly by seed.
The stems sparse to abundant short hairs.
Bright green in colour. Each leaf compound and consisting of 3 heart -shaped leaflets attached by their pointed ends to the tip of the usually erect petiole and either hanging down or standing out horizontally in 3 directions.
Flowers are bright yellow 4-10 mm across with 5 uniformly shaped petals and 10-15 stamens. The seedpods are 1-2.5 cm long, slender containing several seeds.
Occasional weeds in lawns, gardens and waste areas throughout Ontario.
Leaves that contain three heart-shaped leaflets, bright yellow flowers and a characteristic sour taste when the leaves, which contain oxalic acid, are consumed.
General depiction of an Oxalis plant species
Hairy and red stem of European wood-sorrel
Bright green leaves