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 is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Chenopodium gigantospermum
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(28 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
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 + PLANTS: Chenopodium gigantospermum
PLANTS: Chenopodium hybridum ssp. gigantospermum
PLANTS: Chenopodium hybridum var. gigantospermum
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More information about  Chenopodium simplex
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2020).