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Noun1.Rumex - docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regionsRumex - docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
buckwheat family, family Polygonaceae, Polygonaceae - a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats
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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(2002) y Espinosa (2006) denominan como "Lengua de vaca" corresponde al nombre vernaculo de Rumex crispus Bernal et al.
on Rumex crispus, Tehran, 23 October 2004; Aphis umbrella Borner on Malva sylvestris, Ahwaz, 7 March 2004; Lipaphis lepidii Nevsky on Cardaria draba, Karaj, 3 May 2003.
boreoatlantica * * + 1 Diferenciales de artemisietosum crithmifoliae: Crucianella maritima * + + 1 Artemisia crithmifolia * * * * Companeras: Rumex intermedius subsp.
Pollen of sorrel/sheep.s sorrel (Rumex acetosa/acetosella type) and cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) is connected with agriculture, settlement weeds are greater/hoary plantain (Plantago major/media type) and knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare), cabbage family (Brassicaceae), wormwood (Artemisia), goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae).
laciniata -- -- -- (cut-leaf coneflower) * Rumex acetosella (red sorrel) -- -- -- Rumex crispus (curly dock) 2.5 2.5 2.5 Rumex obtusifolius (bitter dock) -- -- -- Salix discolor (pussy willow) * -- -- -- Salix humilis var.
(Amarantaceae), Melilotus indicus (Fabaceae), Rumex acetosella (Polygonaceae), and one unidentified species.
Essiac contains a mixture of four herbs: burdock root (Arctium lappa), sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella), slippery elm (Ulmus rubra), and turkey rhubarb (Rheum officinale), but the precise proportions are uncertain and it is not known whether the product marketed today as Essiac or related products such as Flor-Essence replicate the original formulation.
Se estudio el banco de semillas germinable (BS) en seis parches de vegetacion en la zona conservada del humedal Jaboque: 1) Rumex conglomeratus--Polygonum sp.
Herbs that strengthen liver functions, such as dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale), nettle leaf (Urtica spp.), yellow dock root (Rumex crispus), Oregon grape root (Mahonia aquifolium), or turmeric (Curcuma longa) may help improve digestion and the body's abilities to remove toxins from the blood.
I suffer from multiple chemical sensitivity, and tea prepared from broad-leaved dock roots (Rumex obtusifolius) proved helpful in getting rid of other environmental toxins as well.