Rumex acetosa


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Related to Rumex acetosa: Rumex acetosella, Rumex scutatus, sheep's sorrel
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Noun1.Rumex acetosa - European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greensRumex acetosa - European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
common sorrel, sorrel - large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
sour grass, dock, sorrel - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
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For example, restricted dispersal of Vaccinium myrtillus, Rhinanthus minor, Rumex acetosa, Cicerbita alpina, Trollius europaeus and Campanula thyrsoides appears to be the foremost reason for the patchy distribution, because seeds added manually to unoccupied sites resulted in successful germination (Lindgren et al, 2007; Frei et al.
Rumex acetosa, known as snack, but also a component of the traditional sorrel soup, was second based on the salience index, but only seventh based on the frequency of citations; also, quite a few respondents recalled the use of domesticated, not wild sorrel.
Either raw or boiled, often in the Rumex acetosa L.