windowbox wood sorrel
is the species of Oxalis most commonly grown, presumably in
window boxes. In
my yard, like so many "weeds", it first appeared directly under the
utility wires. One might expect that birds were involved.
the leaves have three
heart shaped leaflets that fold in the center, just like other species
of Oxalis, including the shamrock.
Almost all of the Oxalis rubra in my garden develops this yellow fungus growth on the bottoms of its leaves.
and flower stalks come
directly from this bulb. The plant has no stem.
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