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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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Observer

ghdayton

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

kilaligibson

Date

January 24, 2015

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Square

What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

November 5, 2014

Description

A common little weed around here. It reminds me of a tiny dock.

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Square

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

December 30, 2014

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Square

What

sheep sorrel Rumex acetosella

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amandat

Date

the past

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Square

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

June 22, 2014 10:38 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

Rumex acetosella Growing in gravel path.

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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ayeshazarah

Date

November 6, 2014 03:00 PM PST

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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jon_sullivan

Date

October 11, 2014 06:47 PM NZDT

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Square

What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Date

October 11, 2014

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Square

What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

pbstark

Date

October 16, 2014 03:11 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Date

September 19, 2014
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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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