Definition of Rumex acetosella

1. Noun. Small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places.

Exact synonyms: Sheep Sorrel, Sheep's Sorrel
Generic synonyms: Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumex Acetosella

Ruhr Valley
Ruinism
Rukiga
Rule 63
Rule of Three
Rumania
Rumanian
Rumanians
Rumansh
Rumelia
Rumelian
Rumelians
Rumex
Rumex acetosa
Rumex acetosella
Rumex obtusifolius
Rumex scutatus
Rumohra
Rumohra adiantiformis
Rumpel-Leede phenomenon
Rumpel-Leede sign
Rumpel-Leede test
Rumpelstiltskin
Rumper
Rumpers
Rumplestiltskin
Rumsen
Rumsfeldian

Literary usage of Rumex acetosella

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"rumex acetosella L. Sp. PI. 338. 1753. Annual or perennial, glabrous, dioecious, stem slender, erect or nearly so, simple or branched, the rootstock woody, ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"... officinale 3 Sisymbrium officinale 1 rumex acetosella 3 Twenty other species also occurred in the association, but not in the quadrats counted. ..."

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