Garden Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)
Garden Sorrel Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: Garden Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Summer to Fall.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Forb: A broad-leaved herb other than a grass, especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
Weed: Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Garden Sorrel Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Dye: Used as a colored dye.
More Garden Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP