Rumex altissimus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPolygonaceae
Family (Traditional)Polygonaceae
GenusRumex
SpeciesRumex altissimus Alph. Wood
Common Namepale dock
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.9
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Rumex brittanicus Rumex brittanicus Meisn., non L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Ballard (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Franklin (KY), Greenup (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Kenton (KY), Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Meade (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Weakley (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UTM, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100582327 Jefferson Kentucky 21 Jun 2005 Patricia D. Haragan
25165
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582384 Franklin Kentucky 07 Jun 1978 John MacGregor
FR-141
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582319 Clinton Kentucky 05 Jul 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-486
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582368 Cumberland Tennessee 05 Jun 1975 Ronald L. Jones
464
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100782687 Franklin Kentucky
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582335 Jessamine Kentucky 22 Jun 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9021
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31973000015432 Campbell Kentucky 11 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
2083
KNK
Rumex altissimus
31973000015429 Pendleton Kentucky 26 Jun 2005 McKinney, Landon
9587
KNK
Rumex altissimus
31973000015434 Sumner Tennessee 11 May 1973 Gonsoulin, Gene
3047
KNK
Rumex altissimus
31973000015430 Lewis Kentucky 29 Jun 1995 Gelis, Rudy
BC-417
KNK
Rumex altissimus
31973000015431 Kenton Kentucky 08 Jun 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
399
KNK
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086841 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086855 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
31234100582376 Franklin Kentucky 11 Jun 1957 Mary E. Wharton
10834
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582343 Madison Kentucky 19 Jun 1973 J. Stuart Lassetter
1980
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582350 Cheatham Tennessee 13 Jun 1976 Ronald L. Jones
1532
EKY
Rumex altissimus
31234100582392 Greenup Kentucky 10 Jun 1987 Allison W. Cusick
26516
EKY
Rumex altissimus
BEREA018980 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rumex altissimus
31973000015433 Pendleton Kentucky 08 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
3221
KNK
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086830 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086838 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086854 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086849 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086835 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0242184 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086827 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086828 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086837 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086831 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086843 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086832 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086847 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086833 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086839 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086848 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086826 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086836 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086850 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086844 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086853 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086846 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086829 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
UCHT010688 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086845 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086825 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086840 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086842 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086824 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086851 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086852 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
TENN-V-0086834 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007185 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0108084 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0080131 Christian Kentucky 03 Jun 1979 John Macgregor
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007194 Trigg Kentucky 03 May 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0108085 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007191 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007190 Stewart Tennessee 28 May 2001 Edward Chester
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0056875 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007189 Stewart Tennessee 26 Jun 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007188 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0068484 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0078460 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007193 Trigg Kentucky 26 May 1988 Edward Chester
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0108081 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0108082 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0079481 Muhlenberg Kentucky 01 Jun 1983
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0107245 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0078459 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007187 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0108080 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0074532 Jefferson Kentucky 09 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0075557 Ballard Kentucky 23 Jun 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007192 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
HTTU012394 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Rumex altissimus
HTTU012395 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rumex altissimus
HTTU012397 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Rumex altissimus
UTM01202 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138257 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138256 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138265 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138114 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138267 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138252 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138261 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138251 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138115 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138269 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
APSC0091836 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0108083 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0077181 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Rumex altissimus
APSC0007186 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Rumex altissimus
HTTU012396 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rumex altissimus
UTM01200 Tennessee
UTM
Rumex altissimus
UTM01201 Knox Tennessee
UTM
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138262 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138264 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138263 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138254 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138255 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138266 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138268 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138259 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138116 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138258 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
SWMT02677 Tennessee 01 May 1939 Baird
SWMT
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138260 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138113 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138270 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138253 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
BRIT138250 Tennessee
VDB
Rumex altissimus
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