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Swamp Dock (Rumex verticillatus)

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Rumex Verticillatus, or more commonly know as Swamp 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 Verticillatus or Swamp Dock's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Rumex
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: MA (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (swamp dock)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(FACW+) 3(OBL) 5(OBL) 6(FACW+) 7(FACW*)




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