Also listed under the scientific name of Acetosa
vesicaria, this plan is also commonly known as Ruby dock, Native Hops and
Rosy Dock is a fleshy-leafed annual, that is often seen after good winter
rains, spread throughout the outback. It has been seen on sandy, stony and
gravelly soil. It is also found growing along roadsides, disturbed areas,
wasteland, gardens, creekbeds, ridges and rocky outcrops.
The flower is in long racemes, with the fruit being bright pink to red, with
a inflated, vein-like appearance.