Aegean Dock

Aegean Dock
English Common Name
Aegean Dock
Scientific name
Rumex dentatus subsp. nipponicus
Order: Caryophyllales, Family: Polygonaceae
Up to 50 cm in height
Species Distribution
Within Japan, it can be found near Kanto, Kyushu, Okinawa, and Shikoku. Outside of Japan, the distribution includes areas such as the China and the Korean Peninsula.
Japan Red List of Threatened Species: Vulnerable
It is not known whether this species is native or introduced. It is closely related to Rumex japonicas and R. obtusifolius. This species grows in dry fields next to water.

Updated November 2018

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