Broad-leaved Dock – 6/13/20
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 6/13/20
Observation Time: 4:55 p.m.
Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary
Common Name: Broad-leaved Dock
Scientific Name: Rumex obtusifolius
Comments: Rumex obtusifolius, commonly known as broad-leaved dock, bitter dock, bluntleaf dock, dock leaf or butter dock, is a perennial plant in the family Polygonaceae. It is native to Europe, but is found on all temperate continents. It is a highly invasive species in some zones, resulting from its abundant seed dispersal, adaptability to reproduce, aggressive roots, ability to tolerate extreme climates, and hardiness.
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