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Chenopodium ficifolium Sm.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Fig-leaved 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.

Whole plant of Chenopodium ficifolium
© Carlos Hernandez
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found in England, Wales and Ireland. (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
fikonmålla
Dutch
stippelganzenvoet
stippelganzevoet

Latin Synonyms


Chenopodium serotinum