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Rumex salicifolius var. salicifolius

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Species Name: Rumex salicifolius var. salicifolius
Common Name: Willow Dock

Full seed spikes are a chestnut color, eclipsing its inconspicuous flowers. Good as an accent in a mixed perennial bed.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 9000'
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Green
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: California floristic province
Natural Habitat: Moist places


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