Rumex acetosella

Sheep Sorrel at Cook, ACT

Rumex acetosella at Cook, ACT - 3 Mar 2020
Rumex acetosella at Cook, ACT - 3 Mar 2020
Rumex acetosella at Cook, ACT - 3 Mar 2020
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Rumex acetosella 6 Mar 2020 BettyDonWood
Rumex acetosella 6 Mar 2020 CathB

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BettyDonWood wrote:
   7 Mar 2020
This is a stinker to remove. You have to remove every little bit of root, which breaks off very easily.
CathB wrote:
   7 Mar 2020
Thanks Betty. Probably best to try while the soil is soft after the rain then.

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 3 Mar 2020 10:56 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower
  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height

Species information

  • Rumex acetosella Scientific name
  • Sheep Sorrel Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest
  • Up to 1834.38m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • In flower
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Rumex acetosella Acetosella vulgaris Actosella vulgaris

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