Plant ID forum→Stowaway from Wales to England - weed?

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Wiltshire, England
Mischyf
Jul 3, 2020 3:12 AM CST
We had an overcast 2 weeks a bit back and this little guy sprouted in my aeonium pot I got from Wales. It's still in its original pot/soil so it must have been catching a ride over.

Is it clover or oxalis? I read oxalis has heart shaped leaves and clover oval, and then I read that all shamrocks are clovers but not all clovers are shamrocks.
Is oxalis a shamrock?
Anyway, this should obviously not be in a pot with a succulent. If the succulent thrives, this dies. If this lives, the succulent dies.
I've been playing with the idea of putting this in the west facing window in the bathroom, on its own, in isolation, but I need to know a bit more about it to decide to keep it, bin it, how and when to move it.. At the moment I've been using a little dropper to keep it slightly moist without upsetting my aeonium but it can't last.
I've been advised to not repot the aeonium until Autumn but I may have to risk it.

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Name: Sally
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sallyg
Jul 3, 2020 5:07 AM CST
Hi,

I think it's a common weedy oxalis (wood sorrel) and I would pull and discard. Look around the ground anywhere near you and you can probably find them. I pull them all the time out of my garden.

If you want an oxalis, get a nice one. Purple triangularis are fun, grow from tiny bulbs, like heat and sun.
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i'm pretty OK today, how are you? ;^)
Name: Sally
central Maryland
Seriously addicted to kettle chips.
Charter ATP Member Houseplants Keeper of Poultry Vegetable Grower Region: Maryland Composter
Native Plants and Wildflowers Organic Gardener Region: United States of America Cat Lover Birds Butterflies
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sallyg
Jul 3, 2020 7:58 AM CST
If you like it, it would be just fine to keep it and stop babying it. It will grow and may look like this someday
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i'm pretty OK today, how are you? ;^)

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