Rumex acetosella


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Related to Rumex acetosella: Trifolium dubium, Rumex acetosa, Vicia hirsuta
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Noun1.Rumex acetosella - small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leavesRumex acetosella - small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places
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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flax, Linaceae), Logfia gallica (daggerleaf cottonrose, Asteraceae), Rumex acetosella (sheep sorrel, Polygonaceae), Silene gallica (small-flower catchfly, Caryophyllaceae) and Trifolium angustifolium (narrow-leaved clover, Fabaceae).
batch 38/51 Kleizen, 2006 vulgaris Westerik & Rumex acetosella Exp.
Of non-native species, only Achillea millefolium (common yarrow), Daucus carota (wild carrot), Mollugo verticillata (carpetweed), Poa pratensis (Kentucky blue grass), Rumex acetosella (sour dock), and Tragapogon dubius (sand goat's-beard) were in our quadrats.