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Chenopodium foggii

Chenopodium foggii Wahl

Fogg's Goosefoot

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CHFO3

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

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 Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Inflorescence: Axillary , Spike , Terminal
Fruit Type: Achene
Flower: Stamens 5
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Notes: Petals absent.

Distribution

USA: IA , IL , ME , MN , NC , NH , NY , PA , VA , VT
Canada: ON , QC
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Description: Sand

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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