Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10916 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rumex acetosella L.
Common name   common sheep sorrel
A. Bench   s.n.  
   with Wendy Yates
Coll. Date 20 June 2002 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Boulder Mountain, Raft Lake.
     Elev.: 11114 ft. (3388 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil, near lake shore. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 38° 10'  1" N, 111° 29'  34" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Rumex acetosella L.

     Acetosella acetosella (L.) Small
     Acetosella tenuifolia (Wallr.) A. Löve
     Acetosella vulgaris (Koch) Fourr.
     Rumex acetosella ssp. angiocarpus (Murb.) Murb.
     Rumex acetosella var. pyrenaeus (Pourret) Timbal-Lagrave
     Rumex acetosella var. tenuifolius Wallr.
     Rumex angiocarpus Murb.
     Rumex tenuifolius (Wallr.) A. Löve

Common Name(s): common sheep sorrel, field sorrel, red (or sheep) sorrel, red sorrel, sheep sorrel.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20934, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Rumex
                                        Species: Rumex acetosella


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10916s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00036s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06319s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10915 Pedicularis parryi      "Parry's lousewort" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Raft Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 866 ft. S 11067  Blind Lake 
Dead Horse Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1624 ft. N 11041  Blind Lake 
Boulder Top (Summit) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 11231  Blind Lake 
Bluebell Knoll (Summit) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 11247  Blind Lake 
Jane Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 0.9 mi. N 11018  Blind Lake 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. E 11155  Blind Lake 
Raggs Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. N 11018  Blind Lake 
Lee Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 11031  Blind Lake 
Elbow Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. S 11136  Blind Lake 
Donkey Meadows (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 11221  Blind Lake 
Jay Pond (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. N 10230  Blind Lake 
Solitaire Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 10191  Blind Lake 
Snow Lakes (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1.7 mi. W 11008  Government Point 
Curler Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. E 11086  Blind Lake 
Cub Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. E 11162  Blind Lake 
Middle Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 10014  Blind Lake 
Middle Donkey Dam (Dam) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 10014  Blind Lake 
Donkey Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10161  Blind Lake 
Donkey Dam (Dam) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10161  Blind Lake 
Left Hand Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 9915  Blind Lake 


Taxon Links for species Rumex acetosella  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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