Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Rumex crispus L.
POLYGONACEAE
curly dock
Unknown, Potential minor problem species
Origin: Europe
Growth Form: Shrub
Plant Description: Taprooted perennial, developing a basal rosette of wavy-margined leaves and an unbranched stem that may reach 5 feet in height. Stems: Unbranched, thick, without hairs, ridged, often reddish in color. Flower heads small, greenish, dense. Seeds winged, wings heart-shaped.
Key Features:
Control: systemic herbicides
Comments: Suspected/Possible
More information:
NRCS Plants Database

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada.

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.

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William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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