Sheep’s Sorrel (Rumex acetosella) is a perennial herb common throughout much of the world. A member of the Polygonaceae family, it grows up to 18 inches tall and can survive in a multitude of growing conditions, including sandy and rocky terrain.
All part so the sheep sorrel are edible, and many times they are added to beverages and culinary dishes to add a tart or sour flavor. Leaves can be added to salads and other greens to the same effect. Sheep’s sorrel is commonly seen used raw, dried, cooked or ground into a powder, depending on the particular application.