Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Procumbent yellow-sorrel

0261.  In the garden we call procumbent yellow-sorrel sleeping beauty [Croydon, Surrey, May 2014].

2.  [c. 1940] My mother used to call that [the purple-leaved form of procumbent yellow-sorrel] Calvary clover. She came from Stockport [Wallington, Surrey, April 2009].

Images: St Leonard’s churchyard, Wychnor, Staffordshire, September 2014; inset, Isleworth Cemetery, London Borough of Hounslow, September 2015.