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The Pink Wood Sorrel (Oxalis floribunda) is a flowering, perennial, herbaceous plant in the Oxalidaceae family of sorrel. It is also known as Pink Oxalis, Bent Wood-Sorrel, and Jointed Wood-Sorrel.

It is native to South American countries. 

The Pink Wood Sorrel grows to 10-40 centimetres (4-16 inches) tall.

It has small leaves and many flowers clustered together, making it a good border or groundcover plant.

The flowers are about 4 centimetres (one inch) wide. They are initially hanging, then erect as they open. They have five pink petals with red lines. 

The fruits are short pointed capsules.

It blooms intermittently throughout the year.

Photographed at the Paris Botanical Garden, France, April 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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