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FLORA IN THE VALLEY
Abies spectabilis
Aconitum Balfourii
Aconitun heterophyllum
Anemone Rivularis
Angelica Archangelica
Aquilegia Pubiflora
Arisaema Propinquum
Arisaema Tortuosum
Arnebia Benthamii
Betula Utilis
Bistorta Affinis
Bistorta Vivipara
Caltha Palustris
Campanula Latifolia
Codonopsis Virdis
Dactylorhiza Hatagirea
Epilobium Latifolium
Erigeron Multiradiatus
Gaultheria Trichophylla
Geranium Wallichianum
Hippophae Tibetana
Impatiens Sulcata
Ipomoea Perpurea
Megacarpaea Polyandra
Morina Longifola
Origanum Vulgare
Orobanche Alba
Oxyria Digyna
Paeonia Emodi
Pedicularis Bicornuta
Podophyllum Hexandrum
Primula Denticulata
Primula Macrophylla
Primula Reidii
Rheum Australe
Saussurea Costus
Saussurea Gossypiphora
Saussurea Obvallata
Saussuria Simpsoniana
Stachys sericea
Thermopsis Bicornuta
Thymus Linearis
Typhonium Diversifolium
Viola Biflora
 
Family Polygonaceae
Synonyms Rheum Digynum,Rumex Digynus
Genus Oxyria
 
Month
J F M A M J J A S O N D
In flower
          Y Y Y        
Seed ripens
            Y Y        
Elevation Eastern Asia – Himalayas.
Physical Property Perennial growing to 0.45m by 0.3m. It is hardy to zone 2 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from June to August, and the seeds ripen from July to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It requires moist soil.
Details Oxyria digyna (mountain sorrel, wood sorrel, Alpine sorrel or Alpine mountainsorrel is common in the tundra of Arctic. Further south, it grows in high mountainous areas like the Alps, Sierra Nevada, and Cascade Range.It grows in dense tufts, with stems 10-20 cm high. Both flowering stems and leaf stalks are somewhat reddish. Leaves are kidney-shaped, somewhat fleshy, on stalks from the basal part of the stem. Flowers are small, green and later reddish, and are grouped in an open upright cluster. The fruit is a small nut, encircled by a broad wing which finally turns red. Forming dense, red tufts, the plant is easily recognized. O. digyna grows in wet places protected by snow in winter. Oxyria (from Greek) means sour.