Dr Rawat is correct that this is *Oxyria digyna* (unless of course in the
future this 'species' is subdivided into various taxa).
'Flowers of Himalaya' give its distribution from Pakistan to SW China and
N.Temperate zone common on open slopes & grazing grounds.
Stewart found it to be very common in wet soils at high altitudes and
useful as greens from 2700-5500m.
'Flora of Lahaul-Spiti' says common along water source, in meadows and
We even have it in the British mountains, where it is known as 'Mountain
Sorrel' also in damp rocky places esp. beside streams.
On Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4:17:55 PM UTC+1, raj wrote:
> Dear Members,
> Wild flowers for ID. Photo taken after crossing Lipulekh pass - Indian
> side. Height around 14000 feet. Rocky terrain. Aug 27, 2016.
> With Regards,
> Narendra Joshi
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