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Chenopodium vulvaria L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Stinking Goose-foot

 

 

 

Native 

 

 

Protected under schedule 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) 

Not Fragrant 

Scented Leaves 

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Habitats
Seashore
Saltmarsh
Wasteland
Description of Genus

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

Chenopodium vulvaria
© Tim Harrison
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

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

Flowering Time

In flower during July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is green in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Sweden
stinkmålla
Dutch
stinkende ganzenvoet
stinkende ganzevoet

Worldwide distribution

Temperate-Northern-Hemisphere