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Leaf bases hastate or sagittate often acute. Inner perianth segments inflated and papery Acetosa
Erect annual herb with fibrous roots. Leaves 5–10 cm long, triangular with a cordate to truncate base. Petiole longer than lamina on basal leaves. Flowers in clusters of 2 or 3 on a simple pedicel. Perianth valves 12–23 mm long; tinged pink to purple; emarginated at both ends. Occasionally naturalized. Introd. from N. Africa to Pakistan. Bladder Dock or Rosy Dock Acetosa vesicaria