Wood Sorrel

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A perennial herb that contains mucilage, oxalic acid, and vitamin C, and was once used as a diuretic
Toxicity Wood sorrel’s high oxalic acid content precludes its use in patients with renal failure, kidney stones, or gout
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The two similar tasting but unrelated sour grasses -- sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella) and wood sorrel (Oxalis) -- are vitamin C rich additions to salads found under trees and shrubs.
Plant bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), wood anemone (Anemone nemerosa), wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella), early purple orchis (Orchis mascula), foxglove (digitalis purpurea) or ragged robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi).
No, not to the Louvre, not to the Pantheon, not to a street cafe, not to a library, but to the botanical gardens, to the Jardin des Plantes, where you have a chance to meet the dandelion, the wood sorrel, the mallow who will acknowledge you.
The clover-like wood sorrel adds a lemony accent to salads.
Some of the plants in trouble include wood sorrel, wood anemone and wood violets, but two fern species, including bracken, showed large increases.
Certain wild veggies will land on our plates, such as the clover-looking oxalis or wood sorrel that is quite tart in flavor.
Where: Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8TA, 01654 781209 THE WHITEBROOK IN MONMOUTH Chef: Chris Harrod Typical dishes Orkney scallop with turnip, apple, miso and wood sorrel.
On the menu are dishes such as dehydrated tomatoes, oyster leaf and green Juniper broth and chilled horseradish with wood sorrel granita and lemon verbena.
Roedd bwrlwm y nant dan y coed derw praff yn hyglyw a suran y coed (Oxalis acetosella; Wood sorrel) a'i gloch wen foneddigaidd yn llechu rhwng y mwsogl ym mon y coed wrth i ni gychwyn i fyny'r llwybr.
As well as bluebells, you can spot wood anemone, wood sorrel and wild garlic - perhaps even a kingfisher.