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Encyclopedia > Rumex
Docks and Sorrels
Rumex acetosa
Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rumex
Species

About 200, see text. Download high resolution version (548x731, 13 KB)Rumex acetosa1. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Divisions Green algae Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Hepatophyta - liverworts Anthocerophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongues Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering plants Adiantum pedatum... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms or Magnoliophyta) are one of the major groups of modern plants, comprising those that produce seeds in specialized reproductive organs called flowers, where the ovulary or carpel is enclosed. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Families Achatocarpaceae Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold family) Amaranthaceae (amaranth family) Ancistrocladaceae Asteropeiaceae Barbeuiaceae Basellaceae (basella family) Cactaceae (cactus family) Caryophyllaceae (carnation family) Dioncophyllaceae Droseraceae (sundew family) Drosophyllaceae Frankeniaceae Molluginaceae (carpetweed family) Nepenthaceae Nyctaginaceae (four-oclock family) Physenaceae Phytolaccaceae (pokeweed family) Plumbaginaceae (plumbago family) Polygonaceae (buckwheat family) Portulacaceae (purslane family) Rhabdodendraceae... Genera See text The Polygonaceae, or the Knotweed Family, are a group of dicots including buckwheat, sorrel (but not wood sorrel), rhubarb, and knotgrass. ...

The docks and sorrels, genus Rumex L., are a genus of about 200 species of annual, biennial and perennial herbs in the buckwheat family Polygonaceae. See genus (mathematics) for the use of the term in mathematics. ... A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné   listen?, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish botanist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... Annual, from the Latin annuum, or year means pertaining to a year or happening every year. ... Look up Biennial in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Biennial is a term referring to a period of two years, much in the same way centennial refers to 100 years. ... A Red Valerian, a perennial plant. ... A herb (pronounced urb in American English and hurb in most varieties of Commonwealth English) is a plant grown for culinary or medicinal value. ... Species Fagopyrum esculentum Fagopyrum tataricum Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum common buckwheat, and Fagopyrum tataricum Tatar buckwheat) are plants in the genus Fagopyrum (sometimes classified as Polygonum) in the family Polygonaceae. ... Genera See text The Polygonaceae, or the Knotweed Family, are a group of dicots including buckwheat, sorrel (but not wood sorrel), rhubarb, and knotgrass. ...

Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)
Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)

Members of this family are very common perennial herbs growing in acidic, sour soils mainly in the northern hemisphere, but have been introduced almost everywhere. Download high resolution version (583x725, 53 KB)Rumex acetose2. ... Download high resolution version (583x725, 53 KB)Rumex acetose2. ... The Northern Hemisphere is the half of a planets surface (or celestial sphere) that is north of the equator. ...


Many are nuisance weeds, but some (notably the Common Sorrel, Rumex acetosa) have edible leaves, used in salads. Dandelions, shown here in proliferation, are commonly thought of as weeds. ... This article needs cleanup. ... In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either before or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ...


These are erect plants with long tap roots. The fleshy to leathery leaves form a basal rosette at the root. The basal leaves may be different from those near the inflorescence. They may or may not have stipules. There are minor leaf veins. The leaf blade margins are entire or crenate. A plants taproot is a straight tapering root that grows vertically down. ... An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers on a branch of a plant. ... The lanceolate-linear stipules of Hibiscus kokio In botany, stipule refers to the leaflike outgrowth borne on either side of the base of a leafstalk (or petiole). ...


The inconspicuous flowers are carried above the leaves in whorl-like clusters. The fertile flowers are mostly hermaphrodite, or they can be functionally male or female. The flowers and seeds grow on long clusters at the top of a stalk emerging from the basal rosette. Each seed is an 3-sided achene. Wildflowers A flower is the reproductive organ of those plants classified as angiosperms (flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... The 1st-century BC sculpture The Reclining Hermaphrodite, in the Museo Palazzo Massimo Alle Terme in Rome In zoology, a hermaphrodite is an organism of a species whose members possess both male and female sexual organs during their lives. ...


The roots of dock, among other plants, are eaten by the larvae of the Ghost Moth. The leaves are eaten by the larvae of other Lepidoptera including Blood-vein, Mottled Beauty, The Engrailed, The Flame, Flame Shoulder, Lesser Yellow Underwing, Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing, Autumnal Rustic, Ingrailed Clay, Double Square-spot and Six-striped Rustic. The larva of the Heart and Club feeds on both leaves and roots. Primary and secondary roots in a cotton plant In vascular plants, the root is that organ of a plant body that typically lies below the surface of the soil (compare with stem). ... A larva (Latin; plural larvae) is a juvenile form of animal with indirect development, undergoing metamorphosis (for example, insects or amphibians). ... Binomial name Hepialus humuli (Linnaeus, 1758) The Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli), also known as the Ghost Swift, is a moth of the family Hepialidae. ... Super Families Butterflies Hesperioidea Papilionoidea Moths Micropterigoidea Heterobathmioidea Eriocranioidea Acanthopteroctetoidea Lophocoronoidea Neopseustoidea Mnesarchaeoidea Hepialoidea Nepticuloidea Incurvarioidea Palaephatoidea Tischeriodea Simaethistoidea Tineoidea Gracillarioidea Yponomeutoidea Gelechioidea Zygaenoidea Sesioidea Cossoidea Tortricoidea Choreutoida Urodoidea Galacticoidea Schreckensteinioidea Epermenioidea Pterophoroidea Aluctoidea Immoidea Axioidea Hyblaeoidea Thyridoidea Whalleyanoidea Pyraloidea Mimallonoidea Lasiocampoidea Geometroidea Drepanoidea Bombycoidea Calliduloidae Hedyloidea Noctuoidea Families About... Binomial name Timandra griseata Petersen, 1902 The Blood-vein (Timandra griseata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. ... Binomial name Alcis repandata Linnaeus, 1758 The Mottled Beauty (Alcis repandata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. ... Binomial name Ectropis crepuscularia Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 The Engrailed (Ectropis crepuscularia) is a moth of the family Geometridae. ... Binomial name Axylia putris Linnaeus, 1761 The Flame (Axylia putris) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Ochropleura plecta Linnaeus, 1761 The Flame Shoulder (Ochropleura plecta) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Noctua comes Hübner, 1813 The Lesser Yellow Underwing (Noctua comes) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Noctua janthina Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 The Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing (Noctua janthina) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Eugnorisma glareosa Esper, 1788 The Autumnal Rustic (Eugnorisma glareosa) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Diarsia mendica Fabricius, 1775 The Ingrailed Clay (Diarsia mendica) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Xestia triangulum Hufnagel, 1766 The Double Square-spot (Xestia triangulum) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Xestia sexstrigata Haworth, 1809 The Six-striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ... Binomial name Agrotis clavis Hufnagel, 1766 The Heart and Club (Agrotis clavis) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. ...


These plants have many uses. Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) used to be called Butter Dock because its large leaves have been used to wrap and conserve butter. Most of them contain oxalic acid and tannin. They have astringent and slightly purgative qualities. Binomial name Rumex obtusifolius L. The broadleaf dock, or butter dock, is a perennial weed, native to Europe but can now be found in the United States and many other countries around the world. ... Balls of butter on a plate Butter is a dairy product made by churning fresh cream. ... Oxalic acid (IUPAC name: ethanedioic acid, formula H2C2O4) is a bi-carboxylic acid with structure (HOOC)-(COOH). ... Tannins are astringent, bitter-tasting plant polyphenols that bind and precipitate proteins. ... An astringent is a chemical substance that tends to shrink or constrict body tissues, usually locally after topical medicinal application. ... A laxative is a preparation used for the purpose of encouraging defecation, or the elimination of feces. ...


Species

  • Rumex acetosa : Common or Garden Sorrel
    • Rumex acetosa ssp. acetosa
    • Rumex acetosa ssp. ambiguus - Garden Sorrel
    • Rumex acetosa ssp. arifolius - Garden Sorrel
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)
    • Rumex acetosa ssp. hibernicus
    • Rumex acetosa ssp. hirtulus
    • Rumex acetosa ssp. vinealis
  • Rumex acetosella - Sheep's Sorrel, Common Sheep Sorrel, Field Sorrel, Red Sorrel
    • Rumex acetosella ssp. acetosella
    • Rumex acetosella ssp. acetoselloides
    • Rumex acetosella ssp. multifidus
    • Rumex acetosella ssp. pyrenaicus - Round-seeded Sheep's Sorrel
  • Rumex x acutus - Acute Dock
  • Rumex albescens - Oahu Dock
  • Rumex x alexidis - Alex's Dock
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus) - close-up
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus) - close-up
  • Rumex alpestris
  • Rumex alpinus - Monk's rhubarb
  • Rumex altissimus - Pale Dock, Smooth Dock, Peach-leaf Dock
  • Rumex angiocarpus
  • Rumex aquaticus - Western Dock
    • Rumex aquaticus ssp. aquaticus
    • Rumex aquaticus ssp. arcticus
    • Rumex aquaticus ssp. protractus
  • Rumex aquaticus x longifolius
  • Rumex aquitanicus
  • Rumex arcticus (synonym of Rumex aquaticus subsp. arcticus) : Arctic Dock
  • Rumex azoricus
  • Rumex balcanicus
  • Rumex beringensis - Bering Sea Dock
Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)
Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)
  • Rumex brownei - Browne's Dock
  • Rumex brownii - Swamp Dock
  • Rumex bucephalophorus - Red Dock
    • Rumex bucephalophorus subsp. bucephalophorus
    • Rumex bucephalophorus subsp. aegaeus
    • Rumex bucephalophorus subsp. canariensis
    • Rumex bucephalophorus subsp. gallicus
    • Rumex bucephalophorus subsp. hispanicus
    • Rumex bucephalophorus var. aegaeus
    • Rumex bucephalophorus var. subaegaeus
  • Rumex chrysocarpus - Amamastla
  • Rumex confertus - Asiatic Dock
  • Rumex x confusus - Confused Dock
  • Rumex conglomeratus - Clustered Dock, Sharp Dock
Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) close-up
Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) close-up
  • Rumex costaricensis
  • Rumex crispus - Curled Dock, Curly Dock, Narrowleaf Dock, Sour Dock, Yellow Dock, Garden Patience, Narrow Dock
    • Rumex crispus subsp. crispus
    • Rumex crispus subsp. littoreus
    • Rumex crispus subsp. uliginosus
  • Rumex crispus x confertus
  • Rumex crispus x longifolius
  • Rumex crispus x obtusifolius
  • Rumex crispus x patientia
  • Rumex crispus x pulcher
  • Rumex cristatus : Greek Dock
    • Rumex cristatus subsp. cristatus
    • Rumex cristatus subsp. kerneri
Great Water Dock (Rumex orbiculatus)
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Great Water Dock (Rumex orbiculatus)
  • Rumex crystallinus - Shiny Dock
  • Rumex densiflorus - Dense-flower or -flowered Dock
  • Rumex dentatus - Toothed Dock
    • Rumex dentatus subsp. dentatus
    • Rumex dentatus subsp. halacsyi
    • Rumex dentatus subsp. reticulatus
  • Rumex diclinis
  • Rumex digynus
  • Rumex dimidiatus
  • Rumex dimorphophyllus
  • Rumex x dissimilis - Dock
  • Rumex x dobrogensis
  • Rumex x dolosus
  • Rumex dregeanus
  • Rumex drobovii
  • Rumex drummondii
  • Rumex × dufftii
  • Rumex dumosiformis
  • Rumex dumosus - Wiry Dock
    • Rumex dumosus var. dumosus
  • Rumex × dumulosus
  • Rumex durispissimus
French Sorrel (Rumex scutatus)
French Sorrel (Rumex scutatus)
  • Rumex ecklonianus
  • Rumex ecuadoriensis
  • Rumex elbrusensis
  • Rumex ellenbeckii
  • Rumex engelmanni
  • Rumex ephedroides
  • Rumex erosus
  • Rumex x erubescens
  • Rumex erythrocarpus
  • Rumex esquirolii
  • Rumex euxinus
  • Rumex evenkiensis
  • Rumex x exspectatus
Rumex alpestris)
Rumex alpestris)
  • Rumex x fallacinus
  • Rumex fascicularis
  • Rumex fascilobus
    • Rumex fenestratus subsp. puberulus
  • Rumex fimbriatus
  • Rumex x finitimus
  • Rumex flexicaulis
  • Rumex flexuosiformis
  • Rumex flexuosus
  • Rumex foliosus
  • Rumex fontano-paludosus
  • Rumex foveolatus
  • Rumex x franktonis - Frankton Dock
  • Rumex fraternus
  • Rumex fringillimontanus
  • Rumex frutescens - Wedgeleaf Dock
  • Rumex fueginus
    • Rumex fueginus var. brachythrix
    • Rumex fueginus var. ovato-cordatus
    • Rumex fueginus var. tanythrix
    • Rumex fueginus var. typicus
Rumex maximus)
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Rumex maximus)
  • Rumex gamsii
  • Rumex gangotrianus
  • Rumex gieshueblensis
  • Rumex giganteus - Pawale
  • Rumex ginii
  • Rumex gmelini
  • Rumex gmelinii var. latus
  • Rumex gombae
  • Rumex gracilescens
  • Rumex gracilipes
  • Rumex graminifolius - Grassleaf Sorrel
  • Rumex granulosus
  • Rumex x griffithii
  • Rumex x grintzescui
  • Rumex gussonii
  • Rumex x gusuleacii
  • Rumex hadmocarpus
  • Rumex halophilus
  • Rumex hararensis
  • Rumex hasslerianus
Rumex triangulivalvis
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Rumex triangulivalvis
  • Rumex hastatulus - Heartwing Dock, Heartwing Sorrel
  • Rumex hastatus
  • Rumex hayekii
  • Rumex hazslinszkyanus
  • Rumex x heimerlii
  • Rumex hellenicus
  • Rumex henrardi
  • Rumex hesperius
  • Rumex × heteranthos
  • Rumex heterophylus
  • Rumex hexagynus
  • Rumex hippiatricus
  • Rumex hirsutus
  • Rumex horizontalis
  • Rumex hoschedei
  • Rumex hostilis
  • Rumex hultenii
  • Rumex hungaricus
  • Rumex x hybridus
  • Rumex hydrolapathum - Great Water Dock
  • Rumex hymenosepalus - Canaigre, Canaigre Dock
Rumex acetosa ssp. thyrsiflora
Rumex acetosa ssp. thyrsiflora
  • Rumex x impurus
  • Rumex inconspicuus
  • Rumex integer
  • Rumex integrifolia
  • Rumex x intercedens
  • Rumex intermedius
    • Rumex intermedius ssp. algarbiensis
    • Rumex intermedius ssp. lusitanicus
  • Rumex interruptus
  • Rumex x inundatus
  • Rumex iseriensis
  • Rumex jacutensis
  • Rumex japonicus
  • Rumex x johannis-moorei
  • Rumex kamtshadalus
  • Rumex kaschgaricus
  • Rumex x kaschmirianus
  • Rumex kerneri - Kerner's Dock
  • Rumex khekii
  • Rumex x khorasanicus
  • Rumex x knafii
  • Rumex komarovii
  • Rumex krausei - Krause's Sorrel
  • Rumex lachanus
  • Rumex lacustris
  • Rumex lanceolatus
  • Rumex langloisii
  • Rumex lanuginosus
  • Rumex lapponicus
  • Rumex lanuginosus
  • Rumex latifolius
  • Rumex lativalvis
  • Rumex leptocaulis
  • Rumex leptophyllus
  • Rumex limoniastrum
  • Rumex linearis
  • Rumex x lingulatus
  • Rumex litoralis
  • Rumex lonaczewskii
  • Rumex longifolius - Door-yard Dock, Dooryard Dock
    • Rumex longifolius var. nanus
  • Rumex longisetus
  • Rumex lorentzianus
  • Rumex x lousleyi
  • Rumex ludovicianus
  • Rumex lugdunensis
  • Rumex lunaria
  • Rumex luxurians
  • Rumex x lycheanus
  • Rumex maderensis
  • Rumex magellanicus
    • Rumex magellanicus var. donatii
    • Rumex magellanicus var. dusenii
  • Rumex maritimus - Golden Dock, Bristle Dock, Seashore Dock
  • Rumex marschallianus
  • Rumex maximus
  • Rumex megalophyllus
  • Rumex meyeri
  • Rumex × mezei
  • Rumex microcarpus
  • Rumex microdon
  • Rumex x mirabilis
  • Rumex mixtus
  • Rumex moedlingensis
  • Rumex x monistrolensis
  • Rumex montanus
  • Rumex monticola
  • Rumex muelleri
  • Rumex x munshii
  • Rumex muretii
  • Rumex muricatus
  • Rumex x nankingensis
  • Rumex natalensis
  • Rumex neglectus
  • Rumex nematopodus - Arizona Dock
  • Rumex nemorosus
  • Rumex nepalensis
  • Rumex nervosus
  • Rumex nevadensis
  • Rumex nigricans
  • Rumex nikkoensis
  • Rumex nivalis
  • Rumex oblongifolius
  • Rumex obovatus - Tropical Dock
  • Rumex obtusifolius - Broad-leaved Dock, Bitter Dock, Bluntleaf Dock
  • Rumex obtusifolius ssp. obtusifolius
  • Rumex occidentalis
    • Rumex occidentalis var. perplexus
  • Rumex occultans
  • Rumex ochotensis
  • Rumex orbiculatus - Great Water Dock
  • Rumex orientalis
  • Rumex orthoneurus - Chiricahua Mountain Dock
  • Rumex x oryzetorum
  • Rumex osswaldii
  • Rumex oxysepalus
  • Rumex x pakistanicus
  • Rumex pallidus - Seaside Dock
  • Rumex x palustroides
  • Rumex pamiricus
  • Rumex x pannonicus
  • Rumex papilio
  • Rumex paraguayensis - Paraguayan Dock
  • Rumex patagonicus
  • Rumex patientia - Patience Dock, Garden Patience, Monk's Rhubarb
  • Rumex paucifolius - Alpine Sheep Sorrel, Fewleaved Dock, Meadow Dock
  • Rumex peisonis
  • Rumex peregrinus
  • Rumex persicaris
  • Rumex peruanus
  • Rumex pictus
  • Rumex pilatensis
  • Rumex planivalvis
  • Rumex polycarpus
  • Rumex polygamus
  • Rumex polyklonos
  • Rumex polyrrhizus
  • Rumex ponticus
  • Rumex popovii
  • Rumex praecox
  • Rumex pratensis
  • Rumex procerus
  • Rumex x promiscuus
  • Rumex x propinquus
  • Rumex protractus
  • Rumex pseudonatronatus - Field Dock
  • Rumex x pseudopulcher
  • Rumex pseudoscutatus
  • Rumex pseudoxyria
  • Rumex pulcher - Fiddle Dock
    • Rumex pulcher ssp. divaricatus
    • Rumex pulcher ssp. pulcher
    • Rumex pulcher ssp. woodsii
  • Rumex quarrei
  • Rumex raulini
  • Rumex rechingerianus
  • Rumex rectinervius
  • Rumex recurvatus
  • Rumex x rhaeticus
  • Rumex rhodesius
  • Rumex x romanicus
  • Rumex romassa
  • Rumex x rosemurphyae
  • Rumex roseus
  • Rumex rossicus
  • Rumex rothschildianus
  • Rumex rugosus (synonym of Rumex acetosa) - Wrinkled Dock
  • Rumex rothschildianus
  • Rumex ruwenzoriensis
  • Rumex sagittatus - Rambling Dock
  • Rumex x sagorski
  • Rumex salicetorum
  • Rumex salicifolius - Willow Dock, Willow-leaved Dock
    • Rumex salicifolius ssp. angustivalvis
    • Rumex salicifolius var. denticulatus
    • Rumex salicifolius f. escallosus
    • Rumex salicifolius ssp. montigenitus
    • Rumex salicifolius var. nudivalvis
    • Rumex salicifolius var. oreolapathum - Willow Dock
    • Rumex salicifolius var. triangularis
    • Rumex salicifolius var. trigranis
  • Rumex salinus
  • Rumex samuelssoni
  • Rumex sanguineus - Wood Dock, Redvein Dock
  • Rumex sanninensis
  • Rumex schimperi
  • Rumex schischkinii
  • Rumex x schmidtii
  • Rumex x schreberi
  • Rumex x schultzei
  • Rumex scutatus - French Sorrel, Leaf-shield Sorrel
    • Rumex scutatus ssp. gallaecicus
  • Rumex sellowianus
  • Rumex semigraecus
  • Rumex shultzii
  • Rumex sibiricus - Siberian Dock
  • Rumex similans
  • Rumex x similatus
  • Rumex simonkaianus
  • Rumex simpliciflorus
  • Rumex sinuatus
  • Rumex x skofitzi
  • Rumex skottsbergii - Lava Dock
  • Rumex songaricus
  • Rumex x sorkhabadensis
  • Rumex spathulatus
  • Rumex spiralis - Winged Dock
  • Rumex spurius
  • Rumex stenoglottis
  • Rumex x stenophylloides
  • Rumex stenophyllus (Synonym of Rumex acetosa) - Narrow-leaf Dock, Narrowleaf Dock
  • Rumex subalpinus - Subalpine Dock
  • Rumex subarcticus
  • Rumex x subdubius
  • Rumex subrotundus
  • Rumex subtrilobus
  • Rumex subvirescens
  • Rumex suffruticosus
  • Rumex suzukianus
  • Rumex sylvaticus
  • Rumex sylvestris
  • Rumex x talaricus
  • Rumex tenax
  • Rumex tenellus
  • Rumex thyrsoides
  • Rumex tianschanicus
  • Rumex tibeticus
  • Rumex tingitanus
  • Rumex tmoleus
  • Rumex toepffieri
  • Rumex tolimensis
  • Rumex tomentellus - Willow Creek Dock
  • Rumex × transbaicalicus
  • Rumex triangularis
  • Rumex triangulivalvis
  • Rumex trifidus
  • Rumex trinervius
  • Rumex tuberosus
  • Rumex tunetanus
  • Rumex turcestanicus
  • Rumex ucranicus
  • Rumex x ujskensis
  • Rumex x uludaghensis
  • Rumex uncinulatus
  • Rumex undulatus
  • Rumex ursinus
  • Rumex uruguayensis
  • Rumex ussuriensis
  • Rumex usticanus
  • Rumex utahensis
  • Rumex venosus - Veiny Dock
  • Rumex verrietianus
  • Rumex verticillatus - Swamp Dock, Water Dock
  • Rumex vesceritensis
  • Rumex vesicarius - Bladderdock
  • Rumex violascens - Violet Dock
  • Rumex wachteri
  • Rumex x weberi
  • Rumex × wildtianus
  • Rumex woodii
  • Rumex woodsii
  • Rumex x wrightii
  • Rumex × xenogenus
  • Rumex yezoensis
  • Rumex yungningensis
  • Rumex zsakii

  Results from FactBites:
 
Rumex - definition of Rumex in Encyclopedia (232 words)
The docks and sorrels, genus Rumex, are a genus of about 200 species of annual, biennial and perennial herbs in the buckwheat family Polygonaceae.
Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) used to be called Butter Dock, because its large leaves have been used for wrapping up and conserve butter.
Rumex paucifolius - Alpine Sheep Sorrel, Fewleaved Dock, Meadow Dock
Rumex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (361 words)
Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) used to be called Butter Dock because its large leaves have been used to wrap and conserve butter.
Rumex altissimus - Pale Dock, Smooth Dock, Peach-leaf Dock
Rumex stenophyllus (Synonym of Rumex acetosa) - Narrow-leaf Dock, Narrowleaf Dock
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