rumex acetosa


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Related to rumex acetosa: Rumex acetosella, Rumex scutatus, sheep's sorrel
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garden sorrel

garden sorrel

Very popular use worldwide. Flowers and leaves are tart, lemon tasting, so use like a lemon, in salads etc. Sometimes even tastes like kiwi or strawberry. Roots run very deep, so very nutritious. Seeds and flowers grow in long clusters at top o stalk. Flowers often red. High in oxalic acid, so either eat sparingly or steam/cook first.
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II Other taxa: Quercus rotundifoliae + in 4 and 6; Armeria beirana, Crataegus monogyna and Lactuca virosa 1, Lepidium heterophyllum and Rumex induratus + in 1; Cistus inflatus and Rumex acetosa 1, Arrhenatherum elatius subsp.
Rumex acetosa produces tangy leaves Clip off flowers as they for cooking; 'Profusion' fade to prevent does not produce seeds.
Ademas: Trifolium pratense +, Plantago lanceolata y Prunella vulgaris 1 en 1; Galium palustre, Lythrum salicaria y Rumex acetosa 1, Bromus hordeaceus, Cerastium vulgare, Geranium dissectum y Mentha x rotundifolia + en 2; Senecio vulgaris y Sinapis arvensis + en 4; Helianthus tuberosus 1, Anthriscus sylvestris y Arctium minus + en 5; Festuca arundinacea y Potentilla reptans 1 en 6; Dipsacus fullonum y Rumex sanguineus + en 7; Cyperus badius 1, Carex ovalis + en 8; Apium nodiflorum y Rubus caesius 1 en 9; Polygonum hydropiper 1 en 10; Cirsiumpyrenaicum s.
pruinosa, Inula chrithmoides, Leucanthemum pluriflorum, Parietaria judaica, Plantago maritima, Pulicaria odora, Rumex acetosa subsp.
pruinosa, Halimione portulacoides, Leucanthemum pluriflorum, Parietaria judaica, Pulicaria odora o Rumex acetosa subsp.
Asi, en los lauredales calcicolas son frecuentes especies como Cornus sanguinea, Fraxinus excelsior, Hypericum androsaemum, Ilex aquifolium, Iris foetidissima, Phyllitis scolopendrium, Polypodium cambricum, Primula acaulis, Prunus spinosa o Sambucus nigra, mientras que en los silicicolas, ademas de no aparecer las anteriores, suelen estar presentes otras como Brachypodium sylvaticum, Crepis lampsanoides, Dryopteris affnis, Dryopteris dilatata, Erica arborea, Holcus mollis, Omphalodes nitida, Oxalis acetosella, Rumex acetosa o Saxifraga spathularis.