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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chenopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chenopodium incanum (S. Watson) A. Heller var. occidentale D.J. Crawford
Habit: Annual 8--60 cm, erect or spreading. Leaf: blade 6--18 mm, +- triangular-diamond-shaped to ovate, generally 2-lobed at base, moderately powdery to glabrous adaxially, powdery abaxially, base tapered, tip acute or rounded. Inflorescence: widely spaced clusters in axillary and terminal panicles. Flower: sepals ovate, strongly keeled, powdery, generally enclosing fruit. Fruit: 1--1.2 mm diam; wall free from seed. Seed: horizontal, black, margin obtuse in ×-section.
Ecology: Open places, sandy or gravelly soils; Elevation: 700--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH (e slope), GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to Idaho, southwestern Utah. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug Note: Other varieties in Rocky Mountains, central United States; +- like Chenopodium fremontii.
Unabridged Synonyms: Chenopodium fremontii var. incanum S. Watson
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
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Previous taxon: Chenopodium hians
Next taxon: Chenopodium leptophyllum
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2017. Chenopodium incanum var. occidentale, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=56437, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.