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

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chrispincetich

Date

April 12, 2015 11:10 AM PDT

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sheep sorrel Rumex acetosella

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connlindajo

Date

April 10, 2015 03:13 PM CDT

Description

This sour dock was very sour!

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sheep sorrel Rumex acetosella

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paloma

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April 11, 2015 02:12 PM PDT

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Sheep Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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funkewoman

Date

April 10, 2015 10:54 AM PDT

Description

Type of buckwheat- non native; about four inches long, small sleek leaves

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syoung

Date

June 14, 2012

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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temminicki

Date

April 5, 2015 05:40 PM PDT

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codyhough

Date

May 20, 2008

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sheep sorrel Rumex acetosella

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connlindajo

Date

April 2, 2015 11:14 AM CDT

Description

Grew up chewing on the sour stems of this plant. Many years later, I still occasionally chew on the sour stems of this plant.

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lengua de pájaro Rumex acetosella

Date

March 27, 2015 02:21 PM CST

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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trevor_partridge

Date

March 31, 2015

Description

Establishing well in newly-created rain garden on causeway. Sorry about my foot.

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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meurkc

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

disturbed dry plains grassland - wasteland

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

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meurkc

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

dry plains grassland on stop bank

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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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