Broad-leaved Dock – 6/13/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/13/20

Observation Time: 4:55 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Broad-leaved Dock

Scientific Name: Rumex obtusifolius

Comments: Rumex obtusifolius, commonly known as broad-leaved dock, bitter dock, bluntleaf dock, dock leaf or butter dock, is a perennial plant in the family Polygonaceae. It is native to Europe, but is found on all temperate continents. It is a highly invasive species in some zones, resulting from its abundant seed dispersal, adaptability to reproduce, aggressive roots, ability to tolerate extreme climates, and hardiness.

More Information: Wikipedia