Calflora
Taxon  Report   1988    
Chenopodium rubrum  L.
Red goosefoot
Chenopodium rubrum
© 2009 Gerald Carr
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chenopodium rubrum
© 2009 Gerald Carr
Chenopodium rubrum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Chenopodium rubrum
© 2009 Gerald Carr
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Chenopodium rubrum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHRU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Chenopodium:  from the Greek chen, "goose," and pous, "foot," or podion, "a little foot," referring to the shape of the leaves in some species (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

rubrum:  from the Latin ruber or rubra meaning "red" (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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: Oct 19, 2018).

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