Curly Dock, Sour Dock
Synonyms: Lapathum crispum, Rumex crispus ssp. crispus
The photo above shows a close-up of the winged fruits of curly dock. Note the netted pattern of veins on the deltate- or triangular-shaped wings. Photographed along Crab Creek in central Washington..........June 22, 2006.
The photo above shows a close-up of a stem leaf of curly dock. Note the very wavy leaf margin, a characteristic of this species. Photographed along Crab Creek in central Washington.........June 22, 2006.
Curly dock as seen along the Grande Ronde River in Asotin County, WA........May 21, 2010.
The photo above shows a close-up of the winged fruits within the inflorescence of curly
dock. Photographed at Catherine Creek in the Columbia River Gorge........July 7, 2006.
Additional close-up photos of curly dock as seen along Ramsey Canyon Road to the south of Condon, OR........June 30, 2010.