[Plant-biology] Re: 7ft Sorrel?

monique monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Wed May 3 14:42:31 EST 2006


It is indeed a sorrel, a species of Rumex. Six feet is pretty large, but 
they do commonly grow quite large.

M. Reed

Dave wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> This grew in our S.Calif garden. I took it to a local nursery, but no one
> could ID it (someone suggested Burdock, which it does not resemble at all).
> It looks like pictures of Sorrel to me, but it grew more than 6 ft tall,
> with largest leaves over 14 in long.
> 
> http://hpaa.com/d/oddplant.htm
> 
> Anyone know what it is?
> 
> Thanks,
> Dave
> 
> 


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