Common name: Dock Another photo of dock
U.S. Distribution: Throughout
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Foliage: Leaves broad, with nearly entire slightly wavy margin
Flowers: Small greenish in dense clusters of ascending racemes
Bloom time: June to September
Habitat: Pastures, hayfields, meadows, waste areas
Soil: Rich, moist or shaded soil
Other: Leaves can grow quite large, up to 12 in. Young leaves are tender
and edible, but become bitter when older. A rich source of vitamins A,
B, and C.
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