Sheep's Sorrell? - Stunted

Sheep's Sorrell?  -  Stunted

Observation - Sheep's Sorrell? - Stunted - UK and Ireland. Description: Low growing patch of ??Sheep's Sorrell?? growing on old bonfire site on neglected Coastal Lowland Heath. Leaves succulent, spear-shaped with lobed base. Minute pink/white flowers on short spike to 10cm. Being 'grazed by unidentified caterpillar (Kn

Low growing patch of ??Sheep's Sorrell?? growing on old bonfire site on neglected Coastal Lowland Heath.

Leaves succulent, spear-shaped with lobed base. Minute pink/white flowers on short spike to 10cm.

Being 'grazed by unidentified caterpillar (Knot Grass or White Satin moth?)

This plant seems shorter than desc. of Sheep's Sorrell - almost a mat, widespread on site and appears to be a pioneer to Bell Heather and Calluna Heath