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Chenopodium hybridum L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Sowbane

 

 

Not 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 (Germany) of Chenopodium hybridum
© Quentin Groom
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found only in England. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during 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
lönnmålla
Dutch
esdoornganzenvoet
esdoornganzevoet
USA
Mapleleaf Goosefoot
Poland
Komosa wielkolistna

Worldwide distribution

Europe
Central-Asia
Northern-Africa