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''Oxalis triangularis'', commonly called False Shamrock, is a species of edible perennial plant in the Oxalidaceae family. It is endemic to Brazil. This woodsorrel is typically grown as a houseplant but can be grown outside in USDA climate zones 8a-11, preferably in light shade.

The subspecies ''O. triangularis'' subsp. ''papilionacea'', in particular its cultivar 'Triangularis', is highly popular as a pot plant and known as Love Plant and Purple Shamrock.

Similar species: Oxalidales
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Mar 27, 2016. Captured in 1166-1204 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO125
  • 0.00786163mm