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Bitter Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)

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Bitter Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)
Other common names: Broad Dock
Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
Height: 1 to 4 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.15 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Date:  7/5/2003
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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