common yellow woodsorrel
Synonyms: Acetosella corniculata
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: .2 to .3 ft Width: 1.0 to 2.0 ft
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Propagation: Self seeds from pods that explode and throw seeds. Also spreads by rooting at the nods
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: 6.1 - 7.8
Native Habitats: disturbed areas
Ethnobotany: Cherokee used this plant for numerous purposes, including; food, as an infusion for hookworms and to stop vomiting, plant was chewed to relieve sore throat.
Suitable to grow in: 8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11
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