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''Rumex acetosella'' is a species of sorrel, bearing the common names sheep's sorrel, red sorrel, sour weed, and field sorrel. The plant and its subspecies are common perennial weeds. It has green arrowhead-shaped leaves and red-tinted deeply ridged stems, and it sprouts from an aggressive and spreading rhizome. The flowers emerge from a tall, upright stem. Female flowers are maroon in color.

Similar species: Caryophyllales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 23, 2018. Captured Jun 7, 2017 10:20 in Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm