French sorrel


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Noun1.French sorrel - low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
French sorrel - greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads
sour grass, dock, sorrel - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
2.French sorrel - greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
French sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex scutatus - low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
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Squire also grows herbs such as lemongrass, rosemary, French sorrel and oregano.
For seeds of harder-to-find plants like French sorrel, visit an herb specialty nursery, such as Sycamore Farms in Paso Robles (800/576-5288).
The broad-leafed French sorrel has a marvellous sharp, slightly vinegary taste, and American land cress is a superb substitute for water cress.
I had success last season with French sorrel, lovage, chicory, salad burnet and orach.

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