Taxon  Report   1962 
Chenopodium album  L.
Lamb's quarters,  Lambs quarters, White goosefoot
Chenopodium album
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Chenopodium album
© 2005 Steve Matson
Chenopodium album, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Chenopodium album
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Chenopodium
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed, disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Chenopodium album
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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