[Docks and Sorrels of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Common Sheep Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel, Sheep-sorrel, Sour Dock

Rumex acetosella

Synonyms: Acetosa acetosella, Acetosa hastata, Acetosella acetosella, Acetosella tenuifolia, Acetosella vulgaris, Acetosella vulgaris, Rumex acetosella ssp. angiocarpus, Rumex acetosella var. pyrenaeus, Rumex acetosella var. tenuifolius, Rumex acetosella var. vulgaris, Rumex angiocarpus, Rumex tenuifolius

Common Sheep Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel, Sheep-sorrel, Sour Dock: Rumex acetosella (Synonyms: Acetosa acetosella, Acetosa hastata, Acetosella acetosella, Acetosella tenuifolia, Acetosella vulgaris, Acetosella vulgaris, Rumex acetosella ssp. angiocarpus, Rumex acetosella var. pyrenaeus, Rumex acetosella var. tenuifolius, Rumex acetosella var. vulgaris, Rumex angiocarpus, Rumex tenuifolius)

Sheep sorrel as seen at the edge of the parking area at Catherine Creek, Klickitat County, WA..................May 20, 2011.

Common Sheep Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel, Sheep-sorrel, Sour Dock: Rumex acetosella (Synonyms: Acetosa acetosella, Acetosa hastata, Acetosella acetosella, Acetosella tenuifolia, Acetosella vulgaris, Acetosella vulgaris, Rumex acetosella ssp. angiocarpus, Rumex acetosella var. pyrenaeus, Rumex acetosella var. tenuifolius, Rumex acetosella var. vulgaris, Rumex angiocarpus, Rumex tenuifolius)

The photo above shows sheep-sorrel as seen at about 4100' at a rock quarry atop the ridge dividing the Dairy Creek and Cougar Creek drainages at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 10, 2005.

Paul Slichter