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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chenopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chenopodium fremontii S. Watson
Habit: Annual 10--70 cm, generally branched from base. Leaf: blade thin; petiole to 2.5 cm; blade 0.5--2.5 cm, broadly triangular to ovate or elliptic, generally 1--2 lobed near base, lobes spreading +- powdery abaxially, glabrous adaxially, base +- truncate to round, tip obtuse to round. Inflorescence: clusters in axillary and terminal spikes. Flower: sepals ovate, keeled, +- powdery; fruit visible in age. Fruit: 1--1.4 mm diam; wall free from seed. Seed: horizontal, margin ridged, thick, square in ×-section; seed coat black, +- warty, streaked. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Generally shaded places, scrub, conifer forest; Elevation: 700--3100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SN, TR, PR, GB, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to eastern North America, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Oct Note: +- like Chenopodium incanum.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Chenopodium foliosum
Next taxon: Chenopodium glaucum var. salinum
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2016. Chenopodium fremontii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19169, 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.