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Bitter Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)

  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own photo, taken in Jutland. | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own photo, taken in Jutland. | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Christian Hummert (Ixitixel) | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Christian Hummert (Ixitixel) | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5
  • Bitter Dock (Rumex Obtusifolius) http://www.sagebud.com/bitter-dock-rumex-obtusifolius/
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old

Rumex Obtusifolius, or more commonly know as Bitter Dock, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Rumex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Rumex Obtusifolius or Bitter Dock's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska and Hawaii

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Rumex
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) HI (I) CAN (I) GL (I) SPM (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU-) 2(FACW-) 3(FACW) 4(FAC+) 5(FAC) 6(FACW-) 7(FACW) 8(FACW) 9(FAC) 0(FACW) A(FACW) H(FAC)




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