Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sheep Sorrel, Field Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sourgrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex acetosella
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex acetosella
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex acetosella 063-02-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Acetosella acetosella


Reddish or greenish flowers in branching leafless racemes, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Dock, Sourgrass, Heartwing Sorrel, Wild Sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex hastatulus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex hastatulus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex hastatulus 063-02-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Acetosa hastatula


Tiny flowers on upper half of stems (plants dioecious), 3-10 per tuft, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


range map need picture of flower of Rumex patientia, Patience Dock, Monk's-rhubarb
speaker icon Common Name: Patience Dock, Monk's-rhubarb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex patientia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex patientia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex patientia 063-02-005

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Curly Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex crispus ssp. crispus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex crispus ssp. crispus
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex crispus 063-02-006

Pistillate flowers have 3 feathery stigmas, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Fiddle Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex pulcher
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex pulcher
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex pulcher 063-02-008

Inflorescence branches spreading, making an angle of 60-90 degrees with axis, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Rumex obtusifolius, Broadleaf Dock, Bitter Dock
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Dock, Bitter Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex obtusifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex obtusifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex obtusifolius 063-02-009

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