Patagonia Wildflowers
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sheep sorrel
Rumex acetosella
Rumex acetosella
sheep sorrel Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Rumex acetosella Polygonaceae
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English common names
  •sheep sorrel
  •red sorrel
  •sour weed
  •field sorrel
Spanish common names
  •romacilla aceitosa
accepted scientific name
  •Rumex acetosella L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Rumex acetosella (427)
family name
  • Polygonaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed last week of August thru 2nd week of May

How Likely at this Location (60%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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