Rumex paucifolius

Mountain Sorrel
Rumex paucifolius

Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
AKA: Alpine Sheep Sorrel
Photo taken on: July 18, 2004
Location: Above Lake Irwin, GV, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Moist meadows

Grows to 3ft tall with long, lance-shaped leaves and clusters of tiny red flowers in a slender, long cluster.

Flora of North America reference.

Red & Orange Flowers