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Chenopodium polyspermum L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Many-seeded Goose-foot

 

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

Not Fragrant 

Unscented Leaves 

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Habitats
Cultivated land
Wasteland
Description of Genus

Herbaceous or small shrubs. The flowers are either hermaphrodite or female. The hermaphrodite flowers have between 2 and 5 stamens.

Leaves of Chenopodium polyspermum
© Quentin GroomFlowering stem of Chenopodium polyspermum
© Quentin Groom
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during July, August, September and October.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is green in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Sweden
fiskmålla
Dutch
korrelganzenvoet
korrelganzevoet

Worldwide distribution

Temperate-Northern-Hemisphere