Yellow Woodsorrel Weed Information
Other Names: Yellow Woodsorrel is also known as sour-grass, Ladies Sorrel, and woodsorrel.
Scientific Name: Oxalis stricta
Life Cycle: Summer Annual or Perennial.
How To Identify Yellow Woodsorrel
Yellow Woodsorrel has a shallow taproot and has leaves that contain 3 leaves that are shaped like hearts. Yellow flowers have five petals. The leaves are smooth but have a hairy on the margins.
How to Kill Yellow Woodsorrel
Preemergent crabgrass herbicides have shown to effective in controlling yellow woodsorrel. Normally a higher concentration of herbicide is needed to control yellow woodsorrel. After post-emergence, try herbicides containing triclopyr or carfentrazone.