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bitter dock
Rumex obtusifolius
Rumex obtusifolius
bitter dock Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Rumex obtusifolius Polygonaceae
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English common names
  •bitter dock
  •broadleaved dock
Spanish common names
  •vinagrilla de Cuba
accepted scientific name
  •Rumex obtusifolius L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Rumex obtusifolius (151)
family name
  • Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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