common sorrel


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Noun1.common sorrel - large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and saucescommon sorrel - large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
Rumex acetosa, sour dock, garden sorrel - European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
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Other popular varieties include common sorrel, bird's-foot trefoil, borage and sainfoin.
While you'd normally find common sorrel (rumex acetosa) plants that are about 3in high at this time of year, we struggle to find any.
Chopped common sorrel makes a terrific addition to green salads, and the lemony leaves are excellent in the cracked wheat salad known as tabouli.