Taxon  Report   1962 
Chenopodium album  L.
Lamb's quarters,  Lambs quarters, White goosefoot

Chenopodium album
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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