Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Chenopodium glaucum L. var. glaucum image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Family Chenopodiaceae
Chenopodium glaucum L. var. glaucum
oak-leaf goosefoot, oak-leaved goosefoot
Chenopodium: from Greek chen, "goose," and pous, "foot," or podion, "a little foot," referring to the shape of the leaves in some species
glaucum: having bloom, the fine, whitish powder that coats the leaves of certain plants
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect to bending, annual, 4"-16" tall forb usually branched from the base
Flower: greenish, tiny, 3(4)-parted, no petals; inflorescence small, ball-like, separated clusters; blooms May-Sept.
Leaf:lance-like to oblong, very white-mealy on the bottom, edges widely-toothed to wavy, no glandular hairs
Habitat: disturbed areas

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Chenopodium glaucum L. subsp. euglaucum Aellen

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