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Patience Dock (Rumex patientia)

  • Patience Dock (Rumex Patientia) http://www.sagebud.com/patience-dock-rumex-patientia/
    Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown | An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. | License: PD USDA NRCS
  • Patience Dock (Rumex Patientia) http://www.sagebud.com/patience-dock-rumex-patientia/
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
  • Patience Dock (Rumex Patientia) http://www.sagebud.com/patience-dock-rumex-patientia/
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
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Rumex Patientia, or more commonly know as Patience 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 Patientia or Patience Dock's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Rumex
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)




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