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Curled Dock (Rumex Crispus) is a native plant to Europe, North Africa and Western Asia, also naturalized in North America. For the agriculture it is a weed, although the leaves and seeds are edible. It is used cruel in salads or boiled in soups. This plant has a sour taste, because of the oxalic acid content, which gives it the toxicity. That’s why the consumption is recommended just in small quantities.
The image was taken using a Nikon D40X camera with Nikon 55-200mm VR AF-S f/4-5.6G ED lens and these settings: exposure time – 1/400 seconds, ISO – 200, focal length – 55mm, lens aperture – F/7.1.

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