Oxalis pes-caprae L.

Soursob

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Soursob ( Oxalis pes-caprae ) is a small, upright, perennial herb, growing to 40cm high. The leaves are bright green, often with purplish brown speckles or markings on the upper surface and consist of 3 heart-shaped leaflets, each about 3.5 cm across and 2.5 cm long. Each leaf is on a stalk to 15 cm long emerging from a rhizome (horizontal roots just under the soil surface) at the soil surface. ... source: Weeds in Australia

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Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).