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Chenopodium fremontii (Fremont's goosefoot)
Anderson, Wynn

Chenopodium fremontii

Chenopodium fremontii S. Watson

Fremont's Goosefoot, Fremont Goosefoot

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)


USDA Symbol: CHFR3

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , KS , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , NY , OR , SC , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , SK
Native Habitat: Various - desert, cliffs, talus, moist shaded areas under aspen, junipers, or pinyons. Often in riparian habitats.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-02-25
Research By: CBR

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