Taxon  Report   7220 
Rumex obtusifolius  L.
bitter dock
Rumex obtusifolius , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

 Interactive Distribution Map 


 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)



 Distribution by County 

point, line, or polygon

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Rumex obtusifolius
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Rumex obtusifolius
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Rumex
Add an Observation of  Rumex obtusifolius
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Acetosa oblongifolia
PLANTS: Rumex obtusifolius ssp. agrestis
PLANTS: Rumex obtusifolius ssp. sylvestris
PLANTS: Rumex obtusifolius var. sylvestris
 Information about  Rumex obtusifolius  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (RUOB)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2014).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

Applications About Calflora Search for Plants
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT