Chenopodium leptophyllum Nutt.

  • 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 leptophyllum (Moq.) Nutt. ex S.Watson

  • Description

    Species Description - Similar in aspect to no. 18 [Chenopodium pratericola Rydb.], but the lvs narrower, linear or lance-linear, entire, somewhat fleshy, 1-nerved, mostly 2–4 cm × 2–4 mm; pericarp firmly attached to the seed, seed ca 1 mm wide or less. 2n=18. Widespread in dry ground in w. U.S., and occasionally found in disturbed sites toward the w. margin of our range. (C. pallescens; C. subglabrum)