Mountain Sorrel, Alpine Sorrel - Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)  Oxyria digyna
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Alpine Mountain Sorrel, Oxyria digyna

plant with seeds

Close-up of the leaves showing square-like shape
leaves of digyna

Greenish Flowers  

Photo Details ©Nicky Davis
Plants located 1 August 2009, Murdock Mountain, Uinta Mountains, Duchesne County, Utah

N. 40.40.881, W. 110.55.165
Elevation 10,349 feet at base, and  11,207 at the top

Flowers are greenish, seed pods are red, nearly square leaves.  These plants were found in the huge boulders at the top of Murdock Mountain, Uinta Mountains, Summit County, Utah

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