Other Names: yellow sorrel
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Leaves: Trifoliate leaves with three rounded leaflets resembling a clover.
Life Cycle: Perennial
This non-native plant has small, yellow, five-petalled flowers that close when not in direct sun. Creeping sorrel is often confused with O. stricta, but is more low-growing and spreads by above ground stolons that root. Explosive seed capsules shooting seeds several feet when disturbed.