I had come to this woodland on the steep banks of the River Tees, downstream from Abbey Bridge, in search of an unusual form of wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella) that I last found here four years ago.
The plant makes going into fall delightful. The Red Leaf Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) is a perennial in our area. I have only seen a few of them and would like to see more. They add wonderful color ...
Older kids passed down their knowledge to us so we learned about blaeberry picking, collecting wild strawberries, picking sheep sorrel from the woodland floor (botanically called Rumex acetosella, but ...
The other common wild sorrel is sheep sorrel, Rumex acetosella. This one is closely related to that cultivated French sorrel. Like the cultivated sorrel, sheep sorrel leaves are arrow-shaped. But ...
Roselle is also the source of hibiscus herbal tea. The cranberry hibiscus at Fairchild (and in my own yard) is Hibiscus acetosella, also known as false roselle. Its young leaves are cooked and eaten, ...
Sheep's sorrel, or Rumex acetosella, is a common perennial weed, with green, arrowhead-shaped leaves and red-tinted, deeply-ridged stems. Sorrel contains potassium oxalate which shouldn't be consumed ...
I have steered away from sheep's sorrel (Rumex acetosella) as it has a more robust spreading root system and is considered to be a hard-to-control noxious weed due to its spreading rhizome, especially ...
Musk mallow (Abelmoschus moschatus), sunset hibiscus (Abelmoschus manihot) and purple-leaf cranberry hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) are all really stunning flowering perennials that also happen to be ...
"They are everywhere," said Kraczewski, picking several plants from the ground at her feet. The acidic plant (Rumex Acetosella) can be nibbled raw, boiled, and mashed, or prepared in a variety of ...
The glossy red leaves of Red Shield, Hibiscus acetosella, are lobed to resemble a red-leafed silver maple. This is no shrinking violet since it can reach 8 feet tall. But if you want Red Shield to ...