Calflora
Taxon  Report   1988    
Chenopodium rubrum  L.
Red goosefoot
Chenopodium rubrum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Chenopodium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Chenopodium rubrum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHRU)

Chenopodium:  from the Greek chen, "goose," and pous, "foot," or podion, "a little foot," referring to the shape of the leaves in some species (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

rubrum:  from the Latin ruber or rubra meaning "red" (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).