Rumex hastatus from Kashmir, usually locally common on dry hillsides especially along the roads, really beautiful sight when in fruiting. Photographed from Mohra near Uri on June 24, 2010.
Kumaon: Amlora, Chulmora
Punjab: Khattimal, Katambal
Leaves are often eaten, also used in pickles and chutneys. Root bark yields tannin..
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