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Family: OXALIDACEAE 

 Oxalis pes-caprae
 
  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus 1753
Family:  Oxalidaceae
Habitat:  South Africa (More!)
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  2 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  Bright yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Roots
Pop names:  Bermuda buttercup, African wood-sorrel, Bermuda sorrel, Buttercup oxalis, Cape sorrel, English weed, Goat's-foot, Sourgrass, Soursob, Soursop
Synonyms:  Acetosella cernua, Kuntze 1891. Acetosella ehrenbergii, Kuntze 1891. Oxalis burmannii Jacq. 1794. Oxalis concinna, Salisb. 1796.  Oxalis ehrenbergii Schltdl. 1838. Oxalis cernua Thunb.1781. Bolboxalis cernua Small 1907. Oxalis grandiflora Arechav.1900. Oxalis kuibisensis R. Knuth 1927.Oxalis lybica Viv.1824
Got it from:  Oostvoorne, The Netherlands
Year:  2004
This member of the Oxalidaceae family was described by Carl von Linnaeus. It was (first) found in Southern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The long root will grow to two centimetres in diameter, the whole plant reach for 30 centimetres. The flowers are bright yellow, and beside from seeds, the plant can be reproduced by dividing of the roots.

WARNING: This plant will spread fast, thanks to it's exploding seed-capsules. 

Oxalis=sour, pes-caprae=foot of goat