Taxon  Report   1968 
Chenopodium californicum  (S. Watson) S. Watson
California goosefoot,  Pigweed, soaproot

Chenopodium californicum
© 2007 Adonis (Don) Tate
Chenopodium californicum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Chenopodium californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chenopodium californicum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Chenopodium
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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: Oct 13, 2015).

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