sour grass


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Related to sour grass: sweet grass, wood sorrel
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Noun1.sour grass - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicinesour grass - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Rumex, Rumex - docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions
Rumex acetosa, sour dock, garden sorrel - European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
Rumex acetosella, sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel - small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places
bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, Rumex obtusifolius, yellow dock - European dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock common as a weed in North America
French sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex scutatus - low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
References in periodicals archive ?
Wood Sorrel: Also known as the sour grass and shamrock weed, the wood sorrel is anything but lucky.
Other greens to use are sour grass or wood sorrel, chicory leaves, and purslane.
I'll come to you, a mouthful of doll's eyes and sour grass.