Rumex acetosella


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Related to Rumex acetosella: Trifolium dubium, Rumex acetosa, Vicia hirsuta

sheep sorrel

Herbal medicine
A European weed that contains oxalic acid. It is astringent and used topically for pruritic (itchy) rashes (e.g., caused by poison ivy and abrasions) and internally for constipation, diarrhoea, upper GI ulcers and hypermenorrhoea.
 
Toxicity
Nausea, vomiting, headache; excessive ingestion may cause renal failure due to its high content of oxalic acid.

Rumex acetosella

(roo′mĕks ă-sē′tō-sĕl′ă) [NL]
Sheep sorrel, a green leafy vegetable promoted for its anticancer effects.
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praecox light brown Rumex acetosella dark brown unknown Analysis of pollen load pools Samples Pollen types identified Evaluation of the sample December 2004 Brassica napus (++) Heterofloral Eucalyptus (++) Myrcia acuminata (++) Rosaceae (++) January 2005 B.
- - - - - - Oenothera odorata * 0.92 1.76 6 2.65 2.89 28 Osmorhiza chilensis * 0.17 0.54 1 - - - Papaver rhoeas - - - - - - Plantago lanceolata 7.89 4.54 67 14.61 10.70 112 Rumex acetosella 1.60 1.24 25 3.08 2.46 34 Rumex longifolius - - - 0.39 0.88 1 Sanguisorba minor - - - 0.55 1.24 3 Silybum marianum 0.24 0.76 1 - - - Sonchus asper - - - 0.12 0.27 1 Sonchus oleraceus - - - 2.21 4.72 7 Stellaria media - - - - - - Tarazacum officinale 3.25 3.89 27 8.46 11.39 14 Tragopogon dubius 0.04 0.14 1 - - - Trifolium repens 0.05 0.16 1 - - - Species Vacant lots Orchard No.
They are individualized by (i) higher Pinus sylvestris (68-89%) and Juniperus (3-8%) values in group 1 and lower ones in group 2 (22-51% and 2-4% respectively), (ii) lower percentages of Poaceae (3-7%), Cardueae (< 1%) and Genisteae (3-7%) in group 1 and relatively high values in group 2 (16-36%, 2-4% and 13-22%), (iii) the presence of Pteridium (< 1%) and Rumex acetosella s.
On the first PCA axis (PCA-1) orophilous shrub vegetation (Genisteae, Juniperus) are separated from low-elevation mesophilous taxa (Pteridium, Prunus/Rubus, Cistus type, Veronica, Apiaceae, Rumex acetosella s.
and Rumex acetosella. Of the three taxa of high frequency along transects in both spotted knapweed and non-spotted knapweed areas, only H.
Other dune species included Panicum amarum Ell., Aristida tuberculosa Nuttall and Rumex acetosella L.
Esta compuesta esencialmente por Rumex induratus, acompanado normalmente por las compuestas Phagnalon saxatile y Helichrysum stoechas, y otras especies que pueden crecer sin problemas en ambientes rocosos como Dianthus lusitanus, Rumex acetosella subsp.
nova hoc loco (Festucion merinoi, Agrostietalia castellanae, Stipo giganteae-Agrostietea castellanae) Altitude (1=10 m.) 110 137 118 95 Area (sq.m) 400 300 300 150 Cover (%) 95 90 95 85 Orientation O S E O Slope (o) 25 18 20 30 Vegetation height (m) 1,5 1,5 1,5 1,5 Number of taxa 19 19 14 19 Number 1 2 3 4 Characteristic taxa Celtica gigantea 4 4 5 4 Centaurea rothmalerana 2 1 1 1 Agrostis x fouilladei 2 1 2 1 Arrhenatherum carpetanum 2 1 1 2 Rumex acetosella subsp.