Rumex acetosella – Famine Foods

Rumex acetosella


Sweden: seeds gathered and ground into flour to make flat bread called sygrasbrod.

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The seeds also have been found in the stomach remains of human corpses disinterred from a bog at Boremose, in Jutland.

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