What is another word for sorrel?

201 synonyms found


[ sˈɒɹə͡l], [ sˈɒɹə‍l], [ s_ˈɒ_ɹ_əl]

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Sorrel is a herbaceous plant in the Brassicaceae family. It is native to Europe and Asia, but is now cultivated worldwide. Sorrel grows well in disturbed soil, and is tolerant of a wide range of climates.

The leaves of sorrel are highly distinctive. They are compound, with a sharply toothed margin, and a deeply lobed upper surface. The flowers are small, white, and masked by the leaves. They are typically borne in dense clusters at the tips of leaf axils.

The leaves and flowers of sorrel are used separately or together in traditional herbal medicine.

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