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Patience Dock - Rumex patientia

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Monoecious, glabrous perennial. Stems erect, simple below the inflorescence, 15–50 cm. Leaf blades elliptic to ovate, 4–20 cm long. Inflorescence 8–25 cm long, a narrow, leafy-bracted panicle with whorls of 10 to 20 flowers. Flowers unisexual; outer tepals 1–2 mm long. Fruit 5–8 mm long; inner tepals orbicular, cordate-based, only 1 with a callosity. Achenes brown, 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced into most of temperate N. America; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 6

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