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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 sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

amandat

Date

the past

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Observer

erikamitchell

Date

June 22, 2014 10:38 AM EDT

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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

Observer

ayeshazarah

Date

November 6, 2014 03:00 PM PST

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2014 06:47 PM NZDT

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What

Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Date

October 11, 2014

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

pbstark

Date

October 16, 2014 03:11 PM PDT

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Date

September 19, 2014

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Square

What

Sheep's Sorrel (Rumex acetosella) Rumex acetosella

Observer

majo00

Date

January 10, 2014

Description

Near the Restaurant at Coronet Peak saw this type of grass.
What is it?

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What

Sheep's Sorrel (Rumex acetosella) Rumex acetosella

Observer

majo00

Date

December 6, 2013

Description

While on a walk through the Reserve saw this.

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

savvy

Date

January 21, 2014

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

bbi2

Date

November 22, 2013 05:17 PM NZDT
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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.

No range data available.