Taxon  Report   1989 
Chenopodium simplex  (Torrey) Raf.
Large seeded goosefoot,  Mapleleaf goosefoot
Chenopodium simplex
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Chenopodium simplex
© 2005 Larry Blakely
Chenopodium simplex, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Chenopodium simplex
© 2005 Larry Blakely
Genus: Chenopodium
Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: openings, disturbed [CNPS Inventory]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chenopodium hybridum ssp. gigantospermum
PLANTS: Chenopodium hybridum var. gigantospermum
PLANTS: Chenopodium hybridum var. simplex
PLANTS: Chenopodium hybridum
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Chenopodium gigantospermum
More information about  Chenopodium simplex
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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 20, 2016).

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