Taxon  Report   1965    
Chenopodium atrovirens  Rydb.
Dark green goosefoot,  Forest goosefoot, Pinyon goosefoot
Chenopodium atrovirens
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Chenopodium atrovirens
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Chenopodium atrovirens
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Chenopodium atrovirens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chenopodium atrovirens
© 2017 Keir Morse
Genus: Chenopodium
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chenopodium aridum
PLANTS: Chenopodium fremontii var. atrovirens
PLANTS: Chenopodium incognitum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).