Sorrel (disambiguation)

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Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) is a perennial herb cultivated as a leaf vegetable

Sorrel may also refer to:


  • Bilimbi or Tree Sorrel (Averrhoa bilimbi)
  • Oxalidaceae, family of plants known as the woodsorrel family
  • Oxalis, largest genus in the Oxalidaceae, known as woodsorrels
  • Oxyria digyna, known as Alpine Sorrel or Mountain Sorrel
  • Roselle (plant) (Hibiscus sabdariffa), known as Jamaican Sorrel, and in the Caribbean simply as "sorrel"
  • Rumex, genus of plants containing species known as sorrels
  • Sourwood or Sorrel Tree (Oxydendrum arboreum)


  • Sorrel (horse), an alternative term for a reddish-colored horse, more often known as "chestnut"
  • Old Sorrel (foaled 1915), America Quarter Horse stallion


  • Hetty Sorrel, fictional character in George Eliot's novel Adam Bede
  • Moxley Sorrel (1838–1901), American civil war soldier



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