Oxalis

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Oxalis

a plant genus of the family Oxalidaceae; poisonous to herbivora because of high soluble oxalate content causing nephrosis and urolithiasis. Includes O. acetosella (wood sorrel), O. corniculata (creeping oxalis), O. latifolia, O. pes-caprae (O. cernua, soursob, Bermuda buttercup).
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Knotweed, lambsquarter, purslane, spurge, and yellow woodsorrel are common summer annual broadleaf weeds.
In this short passage we are in the presence of birds singing (one by fits), calling, cawing, and flying; lambs bleating; their neighbor chopping wood quietly (Dorothy explaining the apparent oxymoron); hens cackling, flies humming, women talking, trees (pear, plum, apple, ash) blossoming (some greenish and some green, which is different--and different still, a few days earlier, was the vale of Grasmere, when it was "greener than green"); and flowers budding (stichwort, one Lychnis), passing their prime (primroses), and just being (the woodsorrel being there "for ever more," referring, one supposes, to their extension in space rather than time).
The ex-Liberal Democrat leader, of Woodsorrel Road, Wavertree, was summonsed to appear at Liverpool magistrates court in March to answer the charge, which carries a maximum sentence of two years imprisonment.
Carnall, of Woodsorrel Road, Childwall, denied three other firearms offences involving possessing a gas-powered rifle, a keyfob shotgun and two rounds of ammunition and these were ordered to lie on the file.