Calflora
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.

Bloom Period
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Rumex
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acetosa oblongifolia
PLANTS: Rumex obtusifolius ssp. agrestis
PLANTS: Rumex obtusifolius ssp. sylvestris
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More information about  Rumex obtusifolius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (RUOB)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2019).