Plant ID forum: Plant Identification

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RKK
Nov 12, 2013 9:00 AM CST
Attached is a photo of a plant that appeared in my landscape bed this spring. It sprouted in a location where I had sown a package of mixed wildflower seeds, but no wildflower sprouted - except maybe this one. Otherwise, I don't know where it may have come from unless is a native weed of some type. Can you identify it?
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dave
Nov 12, 2013 9:19 AM CST

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That's a native weed in the Rumex genus. I never can figure out which species I'm looking at but I'm guessing you have Curly Dock.

Curly Dock (Rumex crispus)
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Nov 12, 2013 9:20 AM CST

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Or Red-veined Dock (Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus)
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Swayback
Nov 14, 2013 12:06 AM CST
dave said:Or Red-veined Dock (Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus)


That's what I always called it.
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