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Dock, Sorrel (Rumex)

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Dock, Sorrel Genus Details

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Species of Rumex can be either annual or perennial. The flowers of Rumex are small, dense and come in a variety of colors, from yellow to brown. Rumex is wind pollinated and most species shed abundant pollen that travels far from the plant.

Dock, Sorrel Allergy Info

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Dock is a great potential cause of seasonal allergies. The pollen travels well in the wind, and has caused many positive skin tests in allergy patients. Since Rumex pollinates in a similar time frame to grass, some allergy sufferers may confuse their allergy to Rumex with allergy to grass.

Dock, Sorrel Pollen Description

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Pollen grains are oblate-spheroidal to prolate with a thin sexine; the amb rounded triangular to circular and 3-4 colporate. The colpi are long and narrow and the pores are lolongate.
Pollen grains vary in size from 15-35 micrometers.
Rumex genus, single grain.
Rumex genus, single grain.
Rumex genus, multiple grains.
Rumex genus, multiple grains.

Species in This Genus

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Allergenicity Legend:
Mild Allergen Mild Allergen  |  Moderate Allergen Moderate Allergen  |  Severe Allergen Severe Allergen  |  Allergy Test Allergy Test Available
Dock, Sorrel (Rumex) is a genus of the POLYGONACEAE family.
This genus includes the following allergenic species:

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Dock, Sorrel Genus Location

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The shaded areas on the map indicates where the genus has been observed in the United States. Click the map to see a full scale version of these allergy areas.
  - Native, observed in a county
  - Introduced, observed in a county
  - Rarely observed

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