Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00512 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Rumex obtusifolius L.
Common name   bitter dock
Collector(s)
S. Shipton   40  
Coll. Date 06 June 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Lehi area.
    
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 22'  9" N, 111° 49'  27" W
Township Range T5S, R1E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Rumex obtusifolius L.

     Acetosa oblongifolia (L.) A.& D. Löve
     Rumex obtusifolius ssp. agrestis (Fries) Danser
     Rumex obtusifolius ssp. sylvestris (Wallr.) Rech. f.
     Rumex obtusifolius var. sylvestris (Wallr.) Koch

Common Name(s): bitter dock, bluntleaf dock.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20939, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Rumex
                                        Species: Rumex obtusifolius
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00512s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01665s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13022 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1 mi. N
04560 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1.4 mi. SE
16904 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1 mi. N
13023 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1 mi. N
13206 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1 mi. N
04555 Avena sativa      "cultivated oat" 1.4 mi. SE
13028 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 1 mi. N
05189 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" 1.4 mi. NW
13026 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1 mi. N
13024 Castilleja exilis     1 mi. N
13622 Centaurea solstitialis      "yellow star-thistle" 1.1 mi. NE
14064 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 1 mi. N
05190 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1.4 mi. NW
00440 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" same section
05511 Eleusine indica      "Indian goosegrass" 1 mi. W
13030 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1 mi. N
00232 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" same section
05316 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" 1.4 mi. NW
05510 Eragrostis pectinacea      "tufted lovegrass" 1.4 mi. NW
14065 Eupatorium maculatum      "spotted trumpetweed" 1 mi. N
04738 Glycyrrhiza lepidota  var. lepidota   "Licorice" 1.4 mi. NW
16906 Helenium autumnale      "common sneezeweed" 1 mi. N
04559 Helenium autumnale  var. montanum   "mountain sneezeweed" 1.4 mi. SE
04561 Helenium autumnale  var. montanum   "mountain sneezeweed" 1.4 mi. SE
09845 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1.4 mi. NE
16802 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1.4 mi. NE
04736 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1.4 mi. NW
10843 Hibiscus trionum      "flower-of-an-hour" 1.8 mi. N
13027 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1 mi. N
04557 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.4 mi. SE
04574 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1 mi. W
14085 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" 1.6 mi. NE
08539 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" 77 ft. E
04735 Mentha spicata      "spearmint" 1.4 mi. NW
04573 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 1 mi. W
16905 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" 1 mi. N
04737 Oenothera elata      "Hooker's evening primrose" 1.4 mi. NW
16907 Persicaria maculosa     1 mi. N
04558 Phragmites australis      "common reed" 1.4 mi. SE
00263 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
00443 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" same section
05191 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 1.4 mi. NW
04575 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1 mi. W
02839 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 2.2 mi. NE
05704 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1 mi. N
13029 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1 mi. N
13213 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1 mi. N
14066 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1 mi. N
00357 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" same section
02929 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 1.4 mi. NE
13025 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. N
13240 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. N
14067 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. N

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Pond (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4524  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4584  Lehi 
Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Lehi 
Mitchells Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4547  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4580  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4620  Lehi 
Faith Independent Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4590  Pelican Point 
Lehi High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4613  Lehi 
Greenwood School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4584  Pelican Point 
American Fork Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4600  Lehi 
Shelley School (School) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 4620  Lehi 
Robinson Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4603  Lehi 
Community Presbyterian Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4610  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4557  Lehi 
American Fork (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4607  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 4646  Lehi 
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 4633  Lehi 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 4554  Lehi 

Links

Taxon Links for species Rumex obtusifolius  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Rumex+obtusifolius

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