Taxon  Report   1989    
Chenopodium simplex  (Torr.) Raf.
Large seeded goosefoot,   Mapleleaf goosefoot
Chenopodium simplex, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Chenopodium gigantospermum
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(29 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Genus: Chenopodium

Habitat: openings, disturbed

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSChenopodium gigantospermum
PLANTSChenopodium hybridum ssp. gigantospermum
PLANTSChenopodium hybridum var. gigantospermum
PLANTSChenopodium hybridum var. simplex
PLANTSChenopodium hybridum
More information about  Chenopodium simplex

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/29/2022).