Taxon  Report   7217 
Rumex hymenosepalus  Torr.
Canaigre dock,  Wild rhubarb
Rumex hymenosepalus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Rumex hymenosepalus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Rumex hymenosepalus
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Rumex hymenosepalus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Rumex hymenosepalus
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Rumex
Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Rumex hymenosepalus var. euhymenosepalus
PLANTS: Rumex hymenosepalus var. salinus
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2018).

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