TG3106 : Creeping wood sorrel (Oxalis corniculata)

taken 1 year ago, near to Surlingham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Creeping wood sorrel (Oxalis corniculata)
Creeping wood sorrel (Oxalis corniculata)
This plant is cosmopolitan in its distribution and considered a weed in gardens, crop fields and lawns. Its leaves, which can be green or purple in colour, are edible and have a tangy taste of lemons. A drink can be made by infusing the leaves in hot water for about 10 minutes, sweetening and then chilling. Wood sorrel is rich in vitamin C. The plant is also known as procumbent yellow sorrel or sleeping beauty.
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 28 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3199 0674 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.5317N 1:25.4977E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3199 0672
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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