garden sorrel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n garden sorrel European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
    • n garden sorrel low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
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Usage

In literature:

If you move the garden or want to relocate the patch, do not start sorrel again from seed.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
Compared with the Common Garden Sorrel, the leaves are larger and less acid.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
And while you are pulling the chickweed out of their garden yours will get all overgrown with horse-sorrel and mullen stalks.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
The wild pie-plant is closely related to the garden rhubarb, and also to the dock and the sorrel.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
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In news:

Tom Hall talks with our garden guru Anne Raver about how to use nettles, dock (often found among potatoes), and wild sorrel.
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