- any plant of the genus Oxalis, comprising the wood sorrels.
Origin of oxalis
Examples from the Web for oxalis
Historical Examples of oxalis
Lythrum and the trimorphic Oxalis are the most wonderful cases.
Have you seeds of Oxalis sensitiva, which I see mentioned in books?
Can you spare me a good plant (or even two) of Oxalis sensitiva?
Oxalis stricta (yellow wood-sorrel), 1853, at Smith's and his wood-path.The Maine Woods
Henry David Thoreau
The flowers of all the species of Oxalis, the Wood-sorrel, are very pretty.Botany for Ladies
- any plant of the genus Oxalis, having clover-like leaves which contain oxalic acid and white, pink, red, or yellow flowers: family OxalidaceaeSee also wood sorrel