Definition of wood sorrel in English:

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wood sorrel

noun

A creeping Eurasian woodland plant, with clover-like leaves and pink or white flowers that are typically streaked with purple.
  • Oxalis acetosella, family Oxalidaceae
Example sentences
  • It gathered flowers from the forest floor as they walked: yellow celandine and primrose, pale anemone, pink-veined wood sorrel, purple hepatica, lilac and plum violets.
  • The plant looks like some class of a clover or even a wood sorrel to me.
  • Areas cleared of rhododendrons will be recolonised with plants such as bluebells, wood sorrel and honeysuckle.

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