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White Goosefoot - Chenopodium album

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Stems erect, simple or branched, farinose, 10–100 cm. Leaf blades farinose, lanceolate to ovate, 1–6 cm long, margins at least partly dentate. Inflorescence glomerules, 2–4 mm across, in terminal and axillary compound spikes. Flowers: calyx segments 5, united at the base, ca 1mm long; stamens 5. Seed round, smooth, 0.9–1.6 mm (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Across most of MT; native to Europe, introduced throughout N. Amer. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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