Latin name: Rumex californicus Rech. f.
  Pronunciation: ROO-mex ka-li-FOR-ni-kus

  Common name: Willow-leaved dock, California dock
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Moist places to 9000', widespread in
  montane and coastal California

  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Rumex
  2) californicus
  Formerly Rumex salicifolius var. denticulatus
 
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