Rumex acetosella   Sheep's Sorrel CCC DD N

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There are two sub species of this small member of the Dock family and this one is probably ssp acetosella. It is a common garden (lawn) weed as well as often being found on verges and waste ground.

Rumex acetosella is common throughout the British Isles even on the outer islands.

LHS: Roadside, Cheshire April 13th 2005 RHS Newtonmore, Scotland, 19th July 2007

Added on 14th April 2005, updated january 23rd 2012

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