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Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill
Alpine mountainsorrel, Mountain Sorrel
Synonym(s): Rumex digyna
USDA Symbol: OXDI3
Mountain Sorrel is a member of the buckwheat family (family Polygonaceae) which includes mostly herbs, sometimes shrubs or vines, rarely trees, with small flowers in racemes, spike-like clusters, or in heads. Stems commonly have swollen nodes.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul
, WY Canada: NL
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff