Rumex obtusifolius

(Broad-leaved dock)

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Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
No
Native?
Yes
Naturally occurring on site?
Yes
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Fleshy, broad leaves with greenish red spikes of flowers in mid summer, can be up to 80cm tall. 

Maintenance

An invasive weed, especially when let to seed. Tap root is tricky to remove in one piece unless very young.