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Low Goosefoot - Chenopodium chenopodioides
Other Names:  Chenopodium botryodes


Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Stems reddish, decumbent to prostrate, 5–25 cm. Leaf blades green, fleshy, glabrous, lanceolate to triangular-hastate, 1–6 cm long with dentate margins. Inflorescence glomerules 2–3 mm diameter, in upper leaf axils and a terminal spike. Flowers: calyx 3- to 5-parted, segments green, almost fully united, <1 mm long; stamen 1. Seed ovoid, smooth, 0.6–0.9 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
In MT scattered across ten counties from Lincoln and Deer Lodge east to Roosevelt and Prairie counties; WA and MT south to CA and CO, also in South America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist, disturbed soil of roadsides, fields, streambanks; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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