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Rumex hastatulus

Heartwing dock (Rumex hastatulus) is a native Florida landscape weed. This medium-to-tall weed is found along roadsides and local pastures. Flowers start green but turn red when mature. 

  • Scientific Name: Rumex hastatulus
  • Common Name: Heartwing dock; Sorrel dock; Red sorrel
  • Seasonality: Cool
  • Soil Type: Wet to dry
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic
  • Plant Growth: Winter Annual

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Rumex hastatulus flower
Rumex hastatulus habitat
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Rumex hastatulus seedlings