curled dock (Rumex crispus) Rumex crispus, the curly dock, curled dock or yellow dock, is a perennial flowering plant in the family Polygonaceae, native to Europe and Western Asia. Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/30164891 Related By Wade Hi. I’m Wade Murray, and like everyone with a personal website, mine is horribly, terribly out of date. On the Internet my handle is normally wademurray, but you can still find blime in some of the older dustier places. View all of Wade's posts.