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infestation (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit in flower (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit in fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
larger lower leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
smaller upper leaves amongst flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
the leafy flower clusters of this species (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of stems and flowers (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
immature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
mature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of mature fruit (Photo: Jose Hernandez at USDA PLANTS Database)
close-up of seeds (Photo: Jose Hernandez at USDA PLANTS Database)
Rumex conglomeratus Murray
Rumex sanguineus L. (misapplied)
cluster dock, clustered dock, clustered green dock, dock, green dock, sharp dock
Native to northern Africa (i.e. northern Algeria, northern Libya, Morocco and Tunisia), Europe and western Asia.
Widely naturalised in southern and eastern Australia (i.e. in south-eastern Queensland, eastern and southern New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, the southern parts of South Australia and in the coastal and sub-coastal districts of south-western Western Australia). Also naturalised on Norfolk Island.
Naturalised overseas in New Zealand, North America (i.e. USA and Canada), southern South America and the Mascarenes.
Clustered dock (Rumex conglomeratus) is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria and Western Australia.
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