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Leaf bases hastate or sagittate often acute. Inner perianth segments inflated and papery Acetosa
Prostrate, diffuse or ascending and scrambling perennial herb with tubers. Leaves 3–5 cm long, hastate with spreading auricles. Flowers in a terminal panicle often large and much branched. Perianth valves orbicular, cordate, membranous, reticulate, often reddish, 4–7 mm long. Coast and adjacent plateaus; Cumberland Plain. Waste places. Introd. from S. Africa. Turkey Rhubarb or Rambling Dock Acetosa sagittata