Wood Dock - Rumex sanguineus
Medium to tall plant more slender than Clustered Dock and with straighter stems and panicles less leafy branches held at a more acute angle to the stem. Fruit with only one valve swollen. The narrow, green leaves become wider and often develop red veins as they mature mature.
Woodland rides, path sides, damper shaded places.
June to September.
Common in England & Wales, less common in northern Scotland.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 491 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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