red sorrel

Rumex acetosella

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: common sheep sorrel, dock, field sorrel, sheep sorrel, sour dock, horse sorrel

Leaf Type: Broadleaf

Flowers: Female plants: Red-brown, Male plants: yellow-green

Leaves: Arrow-shaped with 2 lobes at the , fleshy

Life Cycle: Perennial

Leaves are typically paddle or arrow-shaped, fleshy, and have a sour taste. Knobby flowers are clustered along an erect, leafless stalk. Root system is extensive but shallow. Found in acidic soils with low fertility and poor drainage.

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