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Pale Dock (Rumex altissimus)

Rumex Altissimus, or more commonly know as Pale 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 Altissimus or Pale Dock's floral region is North America US Lower 48

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Rumex
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State Noxious Status: IA (SNW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: IA (smooth dock)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP STATE
  • State T/E Status: MD (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (tall dock)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW-) 2(FACW) 3(FACW-) 4(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(FACW+) 7(FAC+) 8(NI)




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