Chenopodium glaucum L.

  • 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 glaucum L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Annual, usually branched from the base, prostrate to erect, 1–4 dm; lvs lanceolate to oblong or ovate, 1–4 cm, cuneate at base, entire or merely undulate, or with 2–4 low teeth per side, densely white-mealy beneath, especially when young; fls in small glomerules aggregated into usually interrupted spiciform clusters equaling or shorter than the lvs, or also in a short terminal panicle; sep mostly 3(4); seeds dark brown, shining, lenticular, 0.6–1 mm wide, loose in the pericarp, those of the lateral fls of the cymules erect, that of the terminal fl in the cymule horizontal; 2n=28. Native of Europe, occasionally found as a weed in our range, especially northward. (C. salinum)

  • Common Names

    oak-leaved goosefoot