yellow dock

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Related to Curled Dock: Curly Dock, Rumex crispus
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Noun1.Yellow dock - European dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock common as a weed in North Americayellow dock - European dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock common as a weed in North America
sour grass, dock, sorrel - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
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The Weeds Act specifies five injurious weeds-common ragwort, spear thistle, creeping or field thistle, broad-leaved dock and curled dock and the Ragwort Control Act 2003 (which amends the Weeds Act 1959), advises it is not an offence to have these weeds growing on your land and species such as ragwort have significant conservation benefits.
In the field, Cohen pointed out a plant called curled dock growing right beside stinging nettles.
Other plants listed by Natural England and named in the Weeds Act 1959 are: Common Ragwort, Spear Thistle, Creeping or Field Thistle, Curled Dock and Broad-leaved Dock.