Taxonomy

Rumex acetosa | Common Sorrel | Samhadh bó

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Meadows and pastures

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

Variants found on sand dunes on West coast are identified as subspecies hibernicus. Common sorrel has been cultivated for centuries. The leaves can be used in soups and sauces or added to salads.

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