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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chenopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chenopodium glaucum L. var. salinum (Standl.) B. Boivin
Habit: Annual 8--20 cm. Stem: proximal generally prostrate; distal ascending. Leaf: blade 5--35 mm, lanceolate to oblong, glabrous to sparsely powdery adaxially, white-powdery abaxially, margins wavy-dentate, teeth acute; tip acute. Inflorescence: axillary, +- 2 mm diam, +- spheric, leafy-bracted throughout. Flower: sepals generally 3, abaxially rounded, glabrous, +- enclosing fruit; stamen 1. Fruit: wall free from seed. Seed: horizontal, vertical, 0.9--1 mm.
Ecology: Open places, generally saline soils, drying ponds, streambanks; Elevation: < 2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaR, SNH (e slope), SnBr, GB; Distribution Outside California: to Canada, central United States. Flowering Time: Jul--Oct Note: E United States native Chenopodium glaucum var. glaucum, inflorescence not leafy-bracted, leaf tip obtuse, expected in California.
Synonyms: Chenopodium salinum Standl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
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Previous taxon: Chenopodium fremontii
Next taxon: Chenopodium hians
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2016. Chenopodium glaucum var. salinum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=56430, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.