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Taxon: Rumex obtusifolius L.

Genus: Rumex
Family: Polygonaceae subfamily: Polygonoideae tribe: Rumiceae.
Nomen number: 32541
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:335. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 10-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
FL°, NC°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • bitter dock   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • broadleaf dock   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • dun ye suan mo   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • patience sauvage   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Gemüse-Ampfer   (Source: Galasso, pers. comm.) – German
  • stumpfblättriger Ampfer   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • romice a foglie lunghe   (Source: Galasso, pers. comm.) – Italian
  • língua-de-vaca-amarga   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • labaça-de-vaca-amarga   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • romaza de hojas grandes   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • vinagrillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • tomtskräppa   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey [n.]
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia
    China: China - Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Rumex obtusifolius L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?32541 (01 August 2014)

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