Taxon  Report   7225    
Rumex salicifolius  Weinm.
Willow dock,  Willow leaved dock
Rumex salicifolius
© 2002 Margo Bors
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Rumex salicifolius
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Rumex salicifolius
© 2010 Margo Bors
Rumex salicifolius, 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 salicifolius
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Rumex
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Rumex salicifolius var. salicifolius
More information about  Rumex salicifolius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 15, 2018).