Plant ID forum: can anyone identify this clover. It has invaded my lawn and flower beds. thank y

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Mar 6, 2018 3:47 PM CST
Can anyone identify this type of clover? it has invaded my lawn and garden. and if anyone knows how to remove this, id also love to know. its not killed by most herbicides.
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Name: Porkpal
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Mar 6, 2018 4:04 PM CST
To me it looks more like an Oxalis than clover. I don't know the best way to eliminate it.
Name: Deb
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Mar 6, 2018 4:15 PM CST
Perhaps Yellow Wood Sorrel (Oxalis dillenii), a native Colorado wildflower? If it is native, perhaps just embrace it and let it colonize, especially if it mixes well with your cultivated flowers. I do that with a couple natives in my area - false lily of the valley and a diminutive little bleeding heart. Both mingle well with my other plants.
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Name: Lin
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Mar 6, 2018 4:55 PM CST
Yes, Oxalis ... there are a few "weedy" varieties.

Yellow Wood Sorrel (Oxalis dillenii)
Creeping Wood Sorrel (Oxalis corniculata)

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Mar 6, 2018 5:02 PM CST
Thank you all

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