Dockweed

Dock, dockweed, dock weed. Common weed but has its own beauty. These photos were taken on a roadside verge near Roxburgh, Central Otago, New Zealand on 23 January 2021. The first two photos show the nursery web of a nursery web spider. The last photo is another dock plant altogether.

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Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2021)
keywords: seedhead, seeds

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  1. That is quite some nursery – must be lots of babies in there. Here it’s said that if you have nettles, you’ll have docks too – well, we have plenty of nettles but the docks are somehow missing…

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  2. There’s an introduced variety here that looks like this one: Rumex crispus. Apparently it thrives throughout the US, so the weeds in Steve’s garden may be the same as the roadside plants that I see here in Texas.

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