Oxalidaceae
Oxalis trilliifolia

Trillium-Leaved Sorrel

Creeping, with clusters of large clover-like leaves. Leaves carried on 2–8 in. petioles, 3 leaflets, each 1 1/2 in. or less, heart-shaped with fold in center. Cluster of 2–9 flowers on stalk less than 10 in. high arising above leaves. Flowers white to pale pink, 5 petals, each 1/2 in. long, sometimes with reddish veins. Grows in dense conifer forests at low to mid-elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 5--10 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: West Gorge, Mt. Rainier NP
  • Native: Yes