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Said Oxalis the Edible--"I'm Not Afraid of Rain..." by paintingsheep

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Oxalis Pes-Caprae…it’s a’s a bulb…It’s a Salad!!

It’s Bermuda buttercup season in California. Burmuda buttercup, also known as sourgrass, soursop, African wood-sorrel and many other names, is a member of the wood-sorrel family. It originated in the Cape region of South Africa and is now found all over California, parts of Australia and probably other places as well. Here, it comes with the rain and vanishes with the heat.

It’s a “weed” (so they say) because it’s persistent, spreading through underground bulbs. But I think it’s pretty–usually more attractive than whatever neglected patch of landscaping it has colonized. More importantly, it’s super tasty.

It packs a potent, lemony punch, like true sorrel, which makes it an excellent salad green. The leaves, stems and flowers are all tasty. A little Oxalis brings a bright, lemony note, wonderfully fresh with Springtime lettuce in a salad.

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Oxalidales
Family: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Oxalis

Growing wild…Imperial Beach, California, USA

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  • trish725
    trish725over 1 year ago

    Beautifully clear work, the raindrops show up so well :-)

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 1 year ago

    Wild and wonderful…in your yard or in your salad..!

  • sedge808
    sedge808over 1 year ago

    Your work is of such high quality.

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelover 1 year ago

    so beautiful

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterover 1 year ago

    great job here xx

  • Donna19
    Donna19over 1 year ago

    It takes my breath away friend

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 1 year ago

    Fantastic capture! Love it!

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 1 year ago


  • Maisie Sinclair
    Maisie Sinclairover 1 year ago

    Beautiful image, gorgeous detail & focus!

  • Robin King
    Robin Kingover 1 year ago

    Woooohooooo!!!!! GLORIOUS! LOVE this!!!!
    Colors, light…fabulous! Details…EXTRAORDINARY!!!!

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