Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Chenopodium album L. image
Photographer: Elizabeth Parnis           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

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Matthew L. Wagner

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Josh Sulman
Family Chenopodiaceae
Chenopodium album L.
common lamb's-quarters, lamb's-quarters, pigweed
Chenopodium: from Greek chen, "goose," and pous, "foot," or podion, "a little foot," referring to the shape of the leaves in some species
album: white
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 6"-40" tall, branched forb; stems nodes usually pale
Flower: white to greenish, 5-parted, small, no petals; flower spike drawing inflorescence 1/8" dense balls grouped into spikes; blooms June-Oct.
Leaf:whitish-mealy, lower leaves broadly wider at the base, usually toothed, turning red late in the season
Habitat: disturbed sites, gardens
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Chenopodium album L. f. lanceolatum (Muhl. ex Willd.) Schinz & Thell.
Chenopodium album L. var. album
Chenopodium album L. var. lanceolatum (Muhl. ex Willd.) Coss. & Germ.
Chenopodium album L. var. missouriense (Aellen) Bassett & Crompton
Chenopodium album L. var. stevensii Aellen
Chenopodium lanceolatum Muhl. ex Willd.
Chenopodium missouriense Aellen

         
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