Rumex hydrolapathum   Water Dock C DD N

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Found typically growing at the edges of marshes, lakes and wet areas, this dock is unmistakable because of its size - often greater than 2 metres tall and the huge size of the leaves. It is common in central and south eastern England but is uncommon in Ireland, Scotland and west Wales.

Edge of red Rocks Marsh, Wirral 28th June 2005

Added on November 18th 2005, updated 23rd Janaury 2012, updated 20th September 2013

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