Identifying Weeds: Broad-leaved dock (Rumex obtusifolius)

Broad-leaved dock

(Rumex obtusifolius)

Height x spread: 50-100 x 60cm (20-40 x 24in).

Leaves: Large, wavy, broad, coarse-textured, underside hairy, to 25cm (10in) long.

Flowers: Green to reddish, tiny but in large, branched spikes, late spring to autumn.

Other features: Seedlings often crimson. Resistant to most weedkillers. Perennial.

broad leaved dock - rumex obtusifolius

21. July 2011 by admin
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