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Chenopodium capitatum (Blite goosefoot)
Smith, R.W.

Chenopodium capitatum

Chenopodium capitatum (L.) Asch.

Blite Goosefoot

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Synonym(s): Blitum capitatum

USDA Symbol: CHCA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Hastate , Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Cordate , Hastate , Truncate
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , ON , SK

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-02-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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