Photographer: Kitty Kohout
Chenopodium simplex (Torr.) Raf.
Chenopodium: from Greek chen, "goose," and pous, "foot," or podion, "a little foot," referring to the shape of the leaves in some species
simplex: simple, undivided, unbranched
|Plant: ||erect, annual, 6"-40" tall forb; stems often white-mealy|
|Flower: ||white to greenish, 5-parted, no petals; inflorescence 1/8" loose, few-flowered, separated, ball-like clusters; blooms June-Oct.|
|Leaf:||long-stalked, large, widely triangular, bright green with 1-4 large teeth on each side|
|Habitat: ||moist; disturbed sites, woods, forests|