Chenopodium pumilio R.Br.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Chenopodium pumilio R.Br.

  • Description

    Species Description - Annual; stems spreading or prostrate, 2–4 dm; lvs densely beset with large yellow glands beneath, oblong or lanceolate, 1–3 cm with 2–4 coarse teeth per side; glomerules small, aggregated into small axillary spikes to 10 mm; cal deeply 5 cleft, beset with large yellow glands; seeds erect, 0.5–0.6 mm wide, lenticular with a raised margin; 2n=16. Native of Australia, naturalized in waste places in our range. (C. carinatum)