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Rumex verticillatus L.
Swamp dock

Family: Polygonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Rumex verticillatus available from :

Rumex verticillatus has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
LaBelle Nature Park Present Native
Lake Okeechobee Marshes Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native

Rumex verticillatus has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Rumex verticillatus has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Disturbed Wetland
Strand Swamp