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Wood Sorrel Family: Oxalidaceae

Members of this family have three-part leaves, or shamrock-shaped leaves. Not to be confused with clover, which also has three-part leaves. The flowers of wood sorrel are very different from clover. Wood sorrel flowers are solitary, radially symmetrical, and have five petals, five sepals, and ten stamens.

 

 

 

 

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