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Rumex acetosella

sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella) 
Rumex acetosella
Common Names sheep sorrel
Family Buckwheat
Flower Color Pink, Yellow, Creamy White
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Weed Can be

Sheep sorrel is a mild diuretic, mild antiseptic, and a mild laxative.

For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock

Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station
595 Onion Avenue
Ontario, OR 97914
(541) 889-2174
FAX (541) 889-7831

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