Rumex scutatus - French Sorrel

Hardy / perennial / culinary plant / H. Up to 50 cm /  rich well drained  soil in sun / blossom colour green red /  flowering early summer.

As a culinary herb, it is used mainly in salads. The flavour of French sorrel is slightly bitter or tangy, spiced with a hint of lemon, the sharp flavour is due to oxalic acid.

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