is this dock?

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by wizzard, May 6, 2005.

  1. wizzard

    wizzard future nomad

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    is this dock? and if so, what kind??

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    sorry if the pics are too large

    thanx in advance
     
  2. bonnie lass

    bonnie lass Semper Fi

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    Might be horseradish, check the roots.
     

  3. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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    looks like yellow dock.
     
  4. wizzard

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    dug 1 up today... the root is a pale yellow..... so not horseradish
     
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  6. wizzard

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    i do not eat it... but provided it is dock, you can eat it like a salad green. i think it is bitter dock though, which would not be very good to eat
     
  7. starkravenmad2

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    no doubt about it......its dock
    very hard to get rid of as any part or piece of root will strike easily
     
  8. wizzard

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    what color would the root of bitter dock be?
     
  9. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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    this is correct.

    i find that it is best eaten as an early spring cooked green. by the time it gets any size on it, it gets bitter.
     
  10. CurtisWilliams

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    This is yelloow dock? I've been feeding it to my rabbits, chickens and ducks. They love it. It's all over the place around here.