Curled Dock
Rumex crispus
Family Polygonaceae

* Leaves coarse, with wavy margins.
* Flower heads small, greenish, dense.
* Seeds winged, wings heart-shaped.
* Height: 1-4'.

Natural History:
* Flowers June - September.
* Habitat: Meadows, waste areas.
* Range: Throughout the United States.
* Introduced.

* There are twenty species of dock, which is in the buckwheat family.


Created by: Allaire Diamond and Jiasuey Hsu
Maintained by: Nick Rodenhouse
Created: July 31, 1998
Last Modified: November 21, 2008