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Rumex hastatulus (Heart-wing sorrel)
Bruso, George H.

Rumex hastatulus

Rumex hastatulus Baldw.

Heart-wing Sorrel, Heartwing sorrel

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

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USDA Symbol: ruha2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Heart-wing 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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Green , Brown

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NY , OK , PA , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FAC FACU FAC FACU FACU FAC
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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1027 Collected 2007-05-18 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

USDA: Find Rumex hastatulus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rumex hastatulus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rumex hastatulus

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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