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Taxon: Rumex acetosella L.

Genus: Rumex
Family: Polygonaceae subfamily: Polygonoideae tribe: Rumiceae.
Nomen number: 32519
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:338. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 10-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL°, CT*, FL°, GA°, IA*°, KY°, LA°, MO°, NE°, OK*°, SC°, TN°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • field sorrel   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • sheep sorrel   (Source: F Ariz ) – English
  • sheep sorrel   (Source: F BritStace ) – English   [Rumex acetosella subsp. acetosella]
  • sorrel   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • sorrel   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English   [Rumex acetosella subsp. acetosella]
  • xiao suan mo   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • oseille   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • petite oseille   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • surette   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • kleiner Wiesensauerampfer   (Source: Galasso, pers. comm.) – German
  • acetosella   (Source: Galasso, pers. comm.) – Italian
  • romice acetosella   (Source: Galasso, pers. comm.) – Italian
  • azeda-de-ovelha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • azeda-miúda   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • azedinha-aleluia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bergsyra   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China - Fujian, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Nei Monggol, Shandong, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Yunnan [possibly], Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Central America
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Rumex acetosella L.:


Images:

  • Fruit and seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?32519 (23 April 2014)

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