sheep's sorrel


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Related to sheep's sorrel: red sorrel, Rumex acetosa
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Noun1.sheep's sorrel - small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leavessheep's sorrel - 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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Grazing allows plants like catsear, dandelion, hawkbits, sheep's sorrel and common sorrel, which are all important food for twites, to grow long enough to produce seeds.
Plantlife abounds - sheep's sorrel, cloudberry, cottongrass, and in the valleys, spruce and pine.