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Chenopodium rubrum

Chenopodium rubrum L.

Red goosefoot

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CHRU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N), SPM (W)

The Amaranthaceae are a family of annual or perennial herbs with small, crowded flowers. There are usually 5 sepals and no petals. Filaments of the stamens are often united into a short tube.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , AL , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , KS , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FACW FACW OBL OBL OBL FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chenopodium rubrum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chenopodium rubrum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chenopodium rubrum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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