Oxyria digyna

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Scientific Name Oxyria digyna USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Alpine Sorrel, Mountain Sorrel ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) SEINet
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Description Subalpine and alpine life zones; erect perennial up to 10 inches tall; fleshy, long-stalked, kidney-shaped leaves; many very small flowers, 1/16-inch across, in a tight raceme with red petals and green sepals. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status

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