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Greek Dock

Rumex cristatus

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Caryophyllales
Family:
Polygonaceae (Dock)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
2 metres tall
Habitats:
Riverbanks, sand dunes, wasteland.

Flower:
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Green, no petals
 
Flowers appear in whorled clusters. 15 to 20 flowers per cluster.
Fruit:
Small roundish or heart-shaped fruits. Each fruit contains one rounded wart in its centre.
Leaves:
Broadly lance-shaped leaves. Perennial.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
Similar Species:
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