Curly Dock Rumex crispus, trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY.
Site is a vacant lot; at one time a mobile home park.
This plant species was not prevalent throughout the area. It was approximately 1 to 1.5 feet tall. The stems were relatively thick. Each stem contained several small nodules. When lightly toughed the spheres crumpled off the plant. The plant was very sturdy and rough textured. The color was brown. The climate was temperate.