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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chenopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chenopodium foliosum (Moench) Asch.
Habit: Annual 5--60 cm. Leaf: blade 7--75 mm, lanceolate to narrowly triangular or deltate, base 2-lobed to hastate; leaves oblong to lanceolate, glabrous, generally deeply and irregularly toothed, base tapered. Inflorescence: spheric clusters 3--8 mm diam, in unbranched terminal and axillary spikes 5--30 cm, leafy-bracted throughout. Flower: sepals 3(4), lobes obovate, +- red in age, smooth, generally glabrous, enclosing fruit only at base; stamen generally 1. Fruit: 1--1.5 mm diam; wall attached to seed; maturing from base to top of pl. Seed: vertical, round, dark red or brown, margin ridged.
Ecology: Open, gravelly or sandy soils, disturbed ground; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, c SNH, MP, w DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to western Canada, northeastern United States; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Chenopodium overi Aellen
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
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Previous taxon: Chenopodium desiccatum
Next taxon: Chenopodium fremontii
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2016. Chenopodium foliosum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19167, accessed on February 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 07, 2016.