Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Rumex fueginus Phil. image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kurt Stüber

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Polygonaceae
Rumex fueginus Phil.
golden dock
Rumex: the ancient Latin name for the docks or sorrels
fueginus: of or from Tierra del Fuego
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Status: Native
Plant: annual/biennial, to 32" tall forb, many branches, bushy; stems hollow; fibrous roots
Flower: 6-parted, stalk jointed near the base; inflorescence large, many-branched clusters with small leaves below the flower whorls
Leaf:narrowly lance-like, edges often curly
Habitat: shores, streambanks, wet ground; in non-acidic soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Rumex maritimus L. subsp. fueginus (Phil.) Hultén
Rumex maritimus L. var. athrix H.St.John
Rumex maritimus L. var. fueginus (Phil.) Dusén

         
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