Rumex maritimus

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Rumex maritimus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rumex
Species: R. maritimus
Binomial name
Rumex maritimus

Rumex maritimus, common names golden dock,[1] bristle dock, or seashore dock, is an annual plant species of the genus Rumex.


Rumex maritimus is very rare in Ireland[2] but has been recorded from County Cork, Ireland, from about 1870.[3] In Britain it is noted as local.[4]


  1. ^ "Rumex maritimus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 26 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Parnell,J. and Curtis,T. 2012. Webb's An Irish Flora. Cork University Press. ISBN 978-185918-4783
  3. ^ Smiddy, P. 2016. Golden Dock (Rumex maritimus L.: distribution and conservation problems in East Cork (H5), and records of an associate native species, Red Goosefoot (Chaenophodium rubrum L.) Notes and records. Irish Naturalists' Journal 35(1):52 - 54
  4. ^ Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. and Warburg, E.F. 1968. Excursion Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521046565

External links

  • Calflora Database: Rumex fueginus (Golden dock)formerly classified as Rumex maritimus, reclassified as Rumex fueginus.
  • Jepson Manual eFlora (TJM2) treatment of Rumex fueginusformerly classified as Rumex maritimus.
  • UC Photos gallery of Rumex fueginusformerly classified as Rumex maritimus.

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