Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Patience Dock - Rumex patientia   L.
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AuthorL.
DistributionCollected 3 times in NC, all from 1956-58: Haywood, Madison, and Wake counties.

Native of Europe and western Asia; in N.A. Que. to Ont. and WA, south to NC, TN, OK, UT.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatFields, waste ground.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting April-July.
IdentificationPatience Dock has a massive and densely-flowered inflorescence, which should distinguish it from our other docks.
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Global RankGNR
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