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Chenopodium urbicum L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Upright Goosefoot

 

 

Not Native 

 

 

 

 

Not Fragrant 

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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 urbicum
© Carlos Hernandez
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

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

Flowering Time

In flower during 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
bymålla

Worldwide distribution

Temperate-Northern-Hemisphere