Calflora
Taxon  Report   1968 
Chenopodium californicum  (S. Watson) S. Watson
California goosefoot,  Pigweed, Soaproot
Chenopodium californicum
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Chenopodium californicum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Chenopodium californicum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Chenopodium californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chenopodium californicum
© 2007 Adonis (Don) Tate
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Chenopodium
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Chenopodium californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHCA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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