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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chenopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chenopodium berlandieri Moq.
Habit: Annual 10--60 cm, generally not scented. Leaf: blade 15--30(40) mm, lanceolate to +- diamond-shaped, ovate, or +- deltate, generally with 2 lobes near base and serrate to irregularly toothed or entire, powdery. Inflorescence: clusters, in branched spikes 5--17 cm. Flower: sepals ovate to deltate, powdery, strongly keeled abaxially, enclosing fruit in age. Fruit: 1--1.5 mm diam; wall attached to seed, brown, honeycomb-pitted at 20×. Seed: horizontal; seed coat black, honeycomb-pitted. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Note: Generally confused with Chenopodium album.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Chenopodium atrovirens
Next taxon: Chenopodium berlandieri var. sinuatum
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2016. Chenopodium berlandieri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19144, accessed on September 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 30, 2016.