Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1287

Forb
Biennial/Short-lived perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
6 sepals of two different sizes
Petals absent
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rumex patientia   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rumex patientia   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-02-005:
Rumex patientia   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Patience Dock, Monk's-rhubarb