Water Dock - Rumex hydrolapathum
Stout tall much branched plant to 2 metres. Leaves large, rigid broad lanceolate tapered at both ends, lateral veins at right angles to the midrib. Inflorescence dense, flowers in much branched panicles.
Canal and river banks.
July to September.
Fairly frequent in Britain particularly in the southern half.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 64 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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