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Search Term(s): Rumex obtusifolius   (1 record found)

POLYGONACEAE
Smartweed Family
Rumex obtusifolius  (bitter dock)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Rumex: Latin name for Docks and sorrel plants; obtusifolius: blunt leaf
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
April-June
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Disturbed areas, edges, fields, roadsides
State Status
Non-native
Piedmont Status
Non-native
Coastal Plain Status
Non-native
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
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Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
Eurasia
Wildlife Values
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Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
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