Photographer: Steve C. Garske
Rumex fueginus Phil.
Rumex: the ancient Latin name for the docks or sorrels
fueginus: of or from Tierra del Fuego
|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|