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Chenopodium Linnaeus. Goosefoot, Lamb's-quarters, Pigweed.

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A genus of about 140 species, herbs, shrubs, and small trees, of nearly cosmopolitan distribution. The genus (as traditionally circumscribed) has been determined to be paraphyletic (unless Atriplex is included, leading to the segregation of several monophyletic genera (Fuentes-Bazan, Mansion, & Borsch 2012; Fuentes-Bazan, Uotila, & Borsch 2012).

Ref: Bassett & Crompton (1982); Clemants & Mosyakin (2003a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003b); Fuentes-Bazan, Mansion, & Borsch (2012); Fuentes-Bazan, Uotila, & Borsch (2012); Judd & Ferguson (1999); Kadereit et al. (2010); Kühn In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Mosyakin & Clemants (1996); Ungberg (2022) In Weakley et al. (2022); Wahl (1954). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Chenopodium foggii | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Patrick Hacker, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Patrick Hacker | Chenopodium opulifolium source | Original Image ⭷ Warning: was NOT research grade.
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Chenopodium foggii | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Patrick Hacker, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Patrick Hacker | Chenopodium opulifolium source | Original Image ⭷ Warning: was NOT research grade.