Golden Dock - Rumex maritimus


    Low to short erect plant which is golden yellow in fruit.

    Identification difficulty

    Only found in wetland habitats such as pond and reservoir margins, and with a preference for bare, muddy ground.

    When to see it

    Flowering June to early October.

    Life History


    UK Status

    Widespread though rather local in England, fewer records from elsewhere in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Local in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 18 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map