Calflora
Taxon  Report   13579    
Chenopodium nitens  Benet-Pierce & M.G. Simpson
Chenopodium nitens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Genus: Chenopodium

More information about  Chenopodium nitens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society: The taxonomy of Chenopodium desiccatum and C. nitens, sp. nov.


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/12/2021).