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Veined Dock - Rumex venosus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Glabrous, monoecious, rhizomatous perennial with reddish foliage. Stems ascending, branched, 15–40 cm. Leaves all cauline; the blades thick, lanceolate to ovate, 3–10 cm long; stipules scarious, conspicuous. Inflorescence a simple or few-branched panicle with well-separated flower whorls. Flowers perfect; outer tepals 3–4 mm long. Fruit reddish, 20–25 mm long; inner tepals orbicular, cordate-based without callosities. Achenes brown, 5–7 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to MB south to CA, TX and MI (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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Habitat
Sandy soil along rivers, roads, railroads, sandstone outcrops; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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