Rumex sanguineus   Wood Dock C DD N

Rumex sanguineus Rumex sanguineus

This is a medium sized dock growing to about 1 m with narrower leaves than the common R. obtusifolius (Broad-leaved dock) and with the flowering spikes having few of no leaves. The fruits have one valve swollen. It is common throughout the British Isles except for the very north of Scotland

Woodland Gaitbarrows 20th July 2005

Added on November 18th 2005, updated 23rd January 2012

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