Rumex obtusifolius

Species:Rumex obtusifolius L.
Status:Not Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Genus Rumex
Species Rumex obtusifolius L. - BITTER DOCK


Citation RUMEX OBTUSIFOLIUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 335. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 464.17). Lectotypified by Jonsell & C. E. Jarvis, Nordic J. Bot. 14: 154. 1994.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Jackson FLAS  
Manatee USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Pinellas USF  
Santa Rosa UWFP  
Sarasota USF  
St. Lucie FTG  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acetosa obtusifolia Acetosa obtusifolia (Linnaeus) M. Gómez de la Maza y Jiménez, Anales Inst. Segunda Enseñ. 2: 277. 1896.BASIONYM: Rumex obtusifolius Linnaeus 1753. 
Lapathum obtusifolium Lapathum obtusifolium (Linnaeus) Moench, Methodus 356. 1794.BASIONYM: Rumex obtusifolius Linnaeus 1753. 
Lapathum sylvestre Lapathum sylvestre Lamarck, Fl. Franc. 3: 4. 1779 ("1778"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Rumex obtusifolius Linnaeus 1753. 
Rumex crispatulus Rumex crispatulus Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 217. 1803.  
Rumex sylvestris Rumex sylvestris Campderá, Monogr. Rumex 146. 1819, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Lapathum sylvestre Lamarck 1779, nom. illegit.; Rumex