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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chenopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chenopodium chenopodioides (L.) Aellen
Habit: Annual 4--35 cm, prostrate to erect, densely branched, glabrous. Leaf: blade 8--35 mm, +- diamond-shaped to deltate, entire to irregularly few-toothed. Inflorescence: clusters 3--4 mm diam, in axillary branched spikes. Flower: calyx 3-lobed in vertically seeded flowers, 4--5-lobed in horizontally seeded flowers; calyx tube enclosing fruit in vertical-seeded flowers, lobes deltate, +- glabrous; stamen 1. Fruit: 0.5--1 mm diam; wall free from seed. Seed: generally vertical, ovoid.
Ecology: Saline soils, drying ponds, mudflats; Elevation: < 2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, SN, SnBr, PR, GB; Distribution Outside California: to Washington; native to South America. Flowering Time: Jul--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Chenopodium capitatum var. parvicapitatum
Next taxon: Chenopodium desiccatum
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2017. Chenopodium chenopodioides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19152, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.