Oxalis Plant

Name of Weed


Anonymous added on December 2, 2010 | Answered

Need to identify a weed in our lawn at Cromwell. It is like a prostrate, creeping clover-like plant with small yellow flowers. Please tell me the name of it.


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BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 4, 2017

Like others have posted... Oxalis. Now the trick is pulling it up before the little okra-like pods burst open sending the next generation out!

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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on December 3, 2010

It is probably either Yellow Trefoil or Yellow Oxalis.

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janegardens
Answered on August 2, 2012

If it is the same thing I have in my lawn it is creeping buttercup. Very invasive, spreads, and really does "creep" over the ground. Hard to kill but do your best or it will take over!

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PEACH
Answered on September 21, 2011

It could be a creeping jenny, which is a small yellow weed similar to a buttercup, only with smaller petals, it is a pretty little weed, but rather invasive and spreads very quickly. Get rid.

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DirtDigger
Answered on June 30, 2011

Oxalis. very common.

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madcow
Answered on January 29, 2011

if it is like a clover leaf but very small and a yellow flower it look like the Oxalis plant

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roedl
Answered on December 29, 2010

Black medic-fits this description

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