Cunn. ex Meissner in DC., Prod. 14:62 (1856).
Synonymy: Rumex dumosiformis, Rumex dumosus
Common name: Wiry dock.
Erect perennial to c. 90 cm high; branches numerous and intricate; leaves 4-22 x 1-2 cm, the lower lanceolate.
Clusters distant, 1-4-flowered, all with linear-lanceolate floral leaves longer than the flowers; valves 4-5 mm long, triangular, acuminate, reticulate, without tubercles, bordered on each side by 2 or rarely 3 straight rigid teeth; pedicels often spreading.
Seeds c. 2 mm long, c. 1.2 mm wide, triangular, shining, reddish. There are 2 varieties.
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 236.
S.Aust.: FR, EA, EP, NL, MU, SL, SE.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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