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Oak-leaved Goosefoot

Chenopodium glaucum

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Caryophyllales
Family:
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual
Maximum Size:
50 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Seaside, wasteland.

Flower:
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Green, no petals
 
Wind-pollinated flowers, in leafy spikes. The flowers themselves are minute and packed together into tight clusters.
Fruit:
The fruit is a dry seed containing wrinkled, flattened, roundish, reddish-brown seeds. The seeds ripen from August to October.
Leaves:
An annual flower with mealy-white, oak-like leaves. The leaves are irregularly lobed and whitish beneath. The leaves are alternate along the stems.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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