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  • Scientific Names
    • Rumex acetosella
  • English
    • Sheep's Sorrel
    • sheep sorrel
  • German
    • Kleine Sauerampfer
  • French
    • Petite oseille
  • Dutch
    • Schapenzuring
  • Spanish
    • lengua de pájaro
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • RUMACE

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Recent observations

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What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

disturbed dry plains grassland - wasteland

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What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

dry plains grassland on stop bank

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No photos or sounds

Observer

thompsonae

Date

May 17, 2014

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What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 03:25 PM PDT

Description

Grassy hillside.

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 18, 2015 02:34 PM PDT

Description

Colorful red new leaves - and unusual leaf shape.

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What

sheep sorrel Rumex acetosella

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lisa_bennett

Date

March 7, 2015

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What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

temminicki

Date

March 7, 2015 03:16 AM PST

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No photos or sounds

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 7, 2015

Description

in semi-shaded sparse lawn

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 6, 2015 02:58 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 5, 2015

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No photos or sounds

Observer

ghdayton

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

kilaligibson

Date

January 24, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Rumex acetosella is a species of sorrel, bearing the common names sheep's sorrel, red sorrel, sour weed, and field sorrel. The plant and its subspecies are common perennial weeds. It has green arrowhead-shaped leaves and red-tinted deeply ridged stems, and it sprouts from an aggressive and spreading rhizome. The flowers emerge from a tall, upright stem. Female flowers are maroon in color.

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