Rumex crispus
Dock Dock (d[o^]k), n. [AS. docce; of uncertain origin; cf. G. docken-bl["a]tter, Gael. dogha burdock, OF. doque; perh. akin to L. daucus, daucum, Gr. ?, ?, a kind of parsnip or carrot, used in medicine. Cf. {Burdock}.] (Bot.) A genus of plants ({Rumex}), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination. [1913 Webster]

Note: Yellow dock is {Rumex crispus}, with smooth curly leaves and yellow root, which that of other species is used medicinally as an astringent and tonic. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rumex crispus ssp. crispus — ID 73514 Symbol Key RUCRC Common Name curly dock Family Polygonaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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