Rumex maritimus

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Rumex maritimus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rumex
Species: R. maritimus
Binomial name
Rumex maritimus
L.

Rumex maritimus, common names golden dock,[1] bristle dock, or seashore dock, is an annual plant species of the genus Rumex.

Distribution[edit]

Rumex maritimus is very rare in Ireland[2] but has been recorded has been recorded from County Cork, Ireland, from about 1870.[3] In Britain it is noted as local.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rumex maritimus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 26 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Parnell,J. and Curtis,T. 2012. Webb's An Irish Flora. Cork University Press. ISBN 978-185918-4783
  3. ^ Smiddy, P. 2016. Golden Dock (Rumex maritimus L.: distribution and conservation problems in East Cork (H5), and records of an associate native species, Red Goosefoot (Chaenophodium rubrum L.) Notes and records. Irish Naturalists' Journal 35(1):52 - 54
  4. ^ Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. and Warburg, E.F. 1968. Excursion Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521046565

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