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BROAD-LEAVED DOCK Rumex obtusifolius (Polygonaceae) Height to 1m. Familiar upright perennial of field margins and disturbed meadows. FLOWERS are borne in loose spikes that are leafy at the base (Jun-Aug). FRUITS have prominent teeth and 1 tubercle. LEAVES are broadly oval, heart-shaped at the base and up to 25cm long. STATUS-Widespread and extremely common throughout.
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BROAD-LEAVED DOCK Rumex obtusifolius (Polygonaceae) Height to 1m. Familiar upright perennial of field margins and disturbed meadows. FLOWERS are borne in loose spikes that are leafy at the base (Jun-Aug). FRUITS have prominent teeth and 1 tubercle. LEAVES are broadly oval, heart-shaped at the base and up to 25cm long. STATUS-Widespread and extremely common throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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