Oxalis spp.



Sorrel, Sourgrass, Yellow Woodsorrel

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed and sometimes rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Fringed with hairs
Leaf Hairs: Margins only
Leaf Structure: Heart-shaped
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Rhizomes with secondary fibrous root system
Flower Color: Yellow



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Dithiopyr, Isoxaben, Oryzalin, Prodiamine
  • Post Emergence: 2, 4-D, Bispyribac Sodium, Carfentrazone, Clopyralid, Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, Mecoprop-p, Sulfentrazone, Sulfosulfuron, Triclopyr, Trifloxysulfuron

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.