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Dock on a Stick!La Palma, Canary Islands

Observed: 4th October 2011 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

A shrubby dock!
Endemic to the Canaries where it is found on all islands. Found in the basal layer communities on the coast, often in degraded environments such as abandoned arable land,roadside areas and stony expanses.In the Polygonaceae family(dock).

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Vinagrera,Calcosa (Rumex lunaria)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

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