Source: California Invasive Plant Council
URL of this page: http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/management/plant_profiles/Rumex_acetosella.php
Rumex acetosella (red sorrel, sheep sorrel)
Rumex acetosella (red sorrel, sheep sorrel) is a perennial forb/herb (family Polygonaceae). In California, sheep sorrel occurs in a freshwater marsh community and is common in annual grasslands, montane meadows and perennial bunchgrass communities.
Cal-IPC Inventory rating: Moderate
Cal-IPC Resources on Rumex acetosella
- California Invasive Plant Inventory Plant Assessment Form - Information gathered by Cal-IPC on the impacts, rate of spread, and distribution of invasive plants in California. Does not include management information.
- CalWeedMapper - Statewide maps, climate models, and reports.
- Cal-IPC News - Articles from our quarterly newsletter. (None for this species.)
- Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings - Presentations and papers from our annual Symposium.List of articles on Rumex acetosella.
Cal-IPC News Articles
- None for this species.
Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings
- Pickart, A. J. and K. S. Wear (1999). The ecology of Parentucellia viscosa in dune wetlands. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '99. Sacramento, CA.
- Quinn, L., B. Davis, et al. (2006). Does horse manure harbor invasive plants? Cal-IPC Symposium. Rohnert Park, CA.
Other Resources on Rumex acetosella
- USDA PLANTS database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.
- Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from the UC Berkeley Jepson Herbarium.
- CalFlora - Distribution information by county based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.
- CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.