Rumex obtusifolius (Bitter Dock) is a species of perennial herb in the family Polygonaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Yugoslavia, Germany, Russia, United Kingdom, Poland, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Taiwan, Portugal, Czech Republic, Norway, Belgium, Estonia, Italy, Austria, Moldova, China, Sweden, Hungary, France, Albania, Bulgaria, Iran, Turkey, Romania, The Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark, Spain, central europe, Switzerland, Algeria, Belarus, Greece, Georgia, and Latvia. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Marmalade hoverfly, Dasysyrphus albostriatus, Melanostoma scalare, and Marsh Hoverfly. Individuals can grow to 0.55 m.
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