E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Rumex occidentalis
western dock
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

© Jamie Fenneman  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #7509)

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Distribution of Rumex occidentalis
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Species Information

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Ecological Framework for Rumex occidentalis

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 0 558 1720
Slope Gradient (%) 0 6 120
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
32 350 360
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
1 5 8
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: BWBS(1), CDF(2), CWH(16), ESSF(1), ICH(2), MS(3), SBPS(8), SBS(1)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Rumex aquaticus L.

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