I'm sure i have
some anecdotal information about this shot, but I'm
at a loss at the moment.
A small (6 - 15") plant with clover-like
leaves branching from a main stem. Usually one to
several small yellow flowers only 1/2" across with
5 petals. The leaves are more heart-shaped than
clover and fold up along the main vein when the sun
goes down and open back up in the morning.
May to July
Dry soil, roadsides, fields and waste
Probably the 2nd plant that children
learn, because the sourgrass is very tasty.
However, because of a large amount of oxalic acid,
it should not be consumed in any quantity. Taste
additions to salads are perfect.
and 10 stamens with the pistil erect. An
unfurled flower is right behind this