Pale dock (Rumex altissimus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Shiny, yellowish-green to green.
Fruit: Other: Brown capsules, each containing a single seed.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: Leaves of mature plants can contain high amounts of nitrates and oxalic acid.
Pollinators: Wind

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