Oxalis - False Shamrock
The magical charm of wood sorrel captures the imagination. Fairies and magic are often associated with wood sorrel because of its resemblance to the Irish shamrock. You have to get down on your knees, close and personal to appreciate things like that. Potted oxalis plants are traditionally given around St. Patrick's Day. But wood sorrel isn't called False Shamrock for nothing, for true shamrock is actually clover.
To learn more, read our article, False Shamrock-Of Hoods And Bells And Fairy Green.