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Rumex crassus
fleshy willow dock

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest along the outer coast in Washington; Washington to California.

Habitat: Coastal dunes, sandy shores, and marshes

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Rumex crassus Rech. f.
Publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 295. 1936.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Rumex salicifolius Weinm. var. crassus (Rech. f.) J.T. Howell
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rumex crassus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rumex crassus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Rumex crassus information.

E-Flora BC: Rumex crassus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rumex crassus photos.

USDA Plants: Rumex crassus information.

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