Taxon  Report   1972    
Chenopodium desiccatum  A. Nelson
Aridland goosefoot,  Dry goosefoot
Chenopodium desiccatum
© 2003 Keir Morse
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Chenopodium desiccatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Chenopodium desiccatum, 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 desiccatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Chenopodium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chenopodium leptophyllum var. oblongifolium
PLANTS: Chenopodium oblongifolium
PLANTS: Chenopodium pratericola ssp. desiccatum
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More information about  Chenopodium desiccatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 22, 2019).