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|Family: Polygonaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Rumex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Rumex conglomeratus Murray
Habit: Perennial herb, generally glabrous; taproot vertical, fusiform. Stem: erect, 3--8(15) dm. Leaf: blade (5)10--30 cm, 2.5--6 cm wide, lanceolate to lance-ovate, base tapered to +- cordate, margin entire, +- flat, tip +- acute (obtuse). Inflorescence: terminal, open, interrupted, branches generally simple; whorls 10--20-flowered; pedicels 1--4(5) mm, generally +- >= inner perianth, thread-like, joints swollen. Flower: inner perianth lobes 2--3 mm, 1--1.6(2) mm wide, oblong to narrowly ovate, base tapered or truncate, margin entire, tip obtuse; tubercles 3, +- equal, almost as wide as lobe. Fruit: 1.5--2 mm, 1--1.4 mm wide, generally dark red-brown. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Common. Moist places; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, SNE; Distribution Outside California: native to Europe. Flowering Time: May--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Scott Simono
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Rumex californicus
Next taxon: Rumex crassus
Citation for this treatment: Scott Simono 2016. Rumex conglomeratus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42385, accessed on April 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 28, 2016.