Rumex x pratensis Mertens & W.D.J.Koch APNI*
Description: This hybrid is intermediate in morphological features between its two parents (q.v.).
Distribution and occurrence: ?CC, *CT; also in *Vic, *SA, *WA.
NSW subdivisions: *CC, *CT
This is a hybrid between Rumex crispus and R. obtusifolius that occurs occasionally where the two species grow together. It is the most common hybrid found in Australia (Rechinger 1984: 115) and in Europe (Rechinger, Fl. Europaea edn 2, 1: 105 (1993); illustr. J.E. Lousley & D.H. Kent, Docks and Knotweeds British Isles, BSBI Handbook 3: 135, 165(12) (1981).
Text by KL Wilson 6 July 2007; edited KL Wilson (May 2018)
Taxon concept: Rechinger (1984)
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