Curled or Curly-leaf Dock
Curled or Curly-leaf Dock
Rumex crispus
Buckwheat Family - Polygonaceae
Leaves long, narrow and pointed with noticeably wavy margins. Seed enclosed by a reddish brown "3-winged" calyx; seed wings heart-shaped.
(Photographed - late June)
A tall weed with many, small, greenish flowers in an elongated, narrow, branching cluster at the end of a stout stem.
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