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Willow Dock (Rumex salicifolius)
Perennial Forbs Around Las Vegas, Vegetation Around Las Vegas
Willow Dock (Rumex salicifolius)

General: Willow Dock (Rumex salicifolius) is a perennial forb that grows along creeks in the mountains. Willow Dock has lanceolate leaves

Willow Dock is an uncommon component of vegetation communities in wet areas on upper bajadas into the mountains in the Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub and Pinyon-Juniper Woodland), Transition (Yellow Pine Forest), Canadian (Pine-Fir Forest), and Hudsonian (Bristlecone Pine Forest) life zones.

Around Las Vegas, look for Willow Dock along creeks in the Cold Creek area up on Mt. Charleston.

Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae).

Willow Dock (Rumex salicifolius) Willow Dock (Rumex salicifolius)
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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