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Sea-side Dock - Rumex fueginus
Other Names:  Rumex maritimus ssp. fueginus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Scabrous to puberulent, annual or biennial. Stems erect, branched, 5–60 cm. Leaves mainly cauline; the blades linear-lanceolate, 2–15 cm long. Inflorescence a leafy-bracted panicle of erect, interrupted, spike-like branches. Flowers perfect; outer tepals ca. 1 mm long. Fruit 1–3 mm long; inner tepals narrowly triangular with linear callosities and marginal, bristle-like lobes. Achene light brown, ca. 1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Throughout N. America south to S. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Drying mud around ponds, wetlands, tolerant of saline and alkaline soil; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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