Scientific Name: Rumex acetosella L.
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OTHER COMMON NAMES: Sheep sorrel.
LIFE CYCLE: Perennial; reproduces by seed and creeping roots (A); produces seed from late April to September.
MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS*: Upper leaves somewhat long and narrow, lower leaves shaped like arrowhead (B) with two small lobes at base; seed are small, triangular, reddish-brown and glossy (C).