Native Sorrel
Flower, Dried
Dwarf Aphelia
Single Plant
Native Sorrel (Oxalis perennans)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida)
Order: Wood Sorrels (Oxalidales)
Family: Sorrel (Oxalidaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Native Sorrel (Oxalis perennans)
This Photo:     Seed Pod
Other names: Grassland Wood-sorrel, Native Oxalis or Tall-fruit Oxalis

Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, Coastal Areas and elsewhere
It is very similar to it's cousin the Soursob (Oxalis pes-caprae).
However, it is smaller, has a creeping habit and does not have bulbs.

Copyright © 2013-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 10-Sep-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)