Polygonaceae Rumex acetosa L.

Garden Sorrel

Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 53

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Scientific name: Rumex acetosa L.
USDA symbol: RUACA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Sorrel
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves used for food.

RECRD: 2214 id: 35160