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Chenopodium rubrum L.
USDA Symbol: CHRU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
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
, PE USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff