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Oxalis stricta, Oxalis europaea, Oxalis fontana

Stivgaukesye  Klöveroxalis  Rank Surkløver  Upright Yellow Sorrel

 

Uncommon in the region, but found in Denmark and parts of southern Sweden.

 

Related to Wood sorrel, but much later flowering, it is found on mainly in decidous woodland.

 

Although poisonous (the leaves contain oxalic acid) a few leaves give a refreshing taste to a dry mouth while you are out walking in the woods.

 

 

Latin synonyms : Oxalis europaea, Oxalis fontana