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CURLED DOCK Rumex crispus (Polygonaceae) Height less than 1m. Upright perennial of rough meadows and disturbed soils. FLOWERS are flattened and oval; borne in dense, leafless spikes that do not spread away from the stem (Jun-Oct). FRUITS are oval and untoothed, usually with a single tubercle. LEAVES are narrow, up to 25cm long and have wavy edges.
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CURLED DOCK Rumex crispus (Polygonaceae) Height less than 1m. Upright perennial of rough meadows and disturbed soils. FLOWERS are flattened and oval; borne in dense, leafless spikes that do not spread away from the stem (Jun-Oct). FRUITS are oval and untoothed, usually with a single tubercle. LEAVES are narrow, up to 25cm long and have wavy edges.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: DAVID OSBORN/NPL
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