Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


316

Forb
Annual
Monoecious

Native & non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in disturbed soils, gardens, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

full sun ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Unisexual
5 persistent sepals
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Chenopodium album   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chenopodium album var. album   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 064-03-002:
Chenopodium album   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Chenopodium album var. missouriense

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Chenopodium album

 

COMMON NAME:
Lambsquarters, Pigweed