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Chenopodium rubrum L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Red 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 rubrum
© Carlos HernandezWhole plant of Chenopodium rubrum
© Quentin Groom
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

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

Flowering Time

In flower during May, 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
rödmålla
Dutch
rode ganzenvoet
rode ganzevoet
USA
Coast-Blite
Poland
Komosa czerwonawa

Worldwide distribution

Temperate-Northern-Hemisphere