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MOUNTAIN SORREL Oxyria digyna (Polygonaceae) Height to 30cm. Upright, hairless perennial of damp ground in upland areas; often found beside streams. FLOWERS are greenish with red margins, and borne in loose, upright spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are flat and broad-winged. LEAVES are entirely basal, and rounded to kidney-shaped. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in upland and northern areas.
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MOUNTAIN SORREL Oxyria digyna (Polygonaceae) Height to 30cm. Upright, hairless perennial of damp ground in upland areas; often found beside streams. FLOWERS are greenish with red margins, and borne in loose, upright spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are flat and broad-winged. LEAVES are entirely basal, and rounded to kidney-shaped. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in upland and northern areas.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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