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Common sorrel (Rumex acetosa): flowering stem and separate roots. Partially coloured lithograph by F. Waller, c. 1863, after C. Gower.

  • Gower, Charlotte.
Date
[1863-1880]
Reference
24384i
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Description

Common sorrel leaves are eaten in salads and the juice was once used to remove rust stains from linen

Publication/Creation

[London], [1863-1880]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Rumex acetosa - common sorrel

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24384i

Languages

  • English
  • Latin


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