Common names: Sheep Sorrel
Description: Perennial to 50 cm tall, with multiple erect stems from base. Angled, branched and glabrous.
Flowers: Open inflorescence with small red flowers. 6 sepals to 1 mm in length, roundish.
Leaves: Alternate, sheathing leaves, reddish near the base of the leafstalk. The remainder of the leaf is scarious (thin and membranous). Larger at the bottom, reduced near the top of the plant. Leaves have two separate lobes near base, about 1cm.
Reproduction: Rhyzome. Generally cloning.
Flowering: May to September
Habitat and Ecology: Native to Europe