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Chenopodium murale L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Nettle-leaved Goosefoot

 

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

Not Fragrant 

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Habitats
Dunes & dune slacks
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 murale
© Carlos Hernandez
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
gatmålla
Dutch
muurganzenvoet
muurganzevoet
Poland
Komosa murowa

Other British Names


Sowbane