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Chenopodiaceae Ventenat. Goosefoot Family.

Key to Chenopodiaceae

A family of about 100 genera and about 1500 species, herbs and shrubs, cosmopolitan, but especially in xeric and/or saline areas. Sometimes recently included in the Amaranthaceae, but each traditional family is monophyletic and there seems no reason to combine them.

Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily Betoideae: Beta
Subfamily Chenopodioideae: Atriplex, Blitum, Chenopodiastrum, Chenopodium, Cycloloma, Dysphania, Oxybasis, Spinacia
Subfamily Suaedoideae: Suaeda
Subfamily Salicornioideae: Salicornia, Sarcocornia
Subfamily Camphorosmoideae: Bassia, Spirobassia
Subfamily Salsoloideae: Kali

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Ref: Fuentes-Bazan, Mansion, & Borsch (2012); Fuentes-Bazan, Uotila, & Borsch (2012); Judd & Ferguson (1999); Kühn In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Piirainen, Liebisch, & Kadereit (2017); Welsh, Crompton, & Clemants (2003) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003b). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Chenopodium | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Salicornia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Atriplex | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Patrick Hacker, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Patrick Hacker | Chenopodium source | Original Image ⭷ Warning: was NOT research grade.
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Dysphania | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Suaeda | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Salicornia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Salsola tragus, along U.S.191, White Mesa Ute Reservation, San Juan County, Utah 2 by Alan Cressler | Salsola tragus source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Chenopodium | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Atriplex | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Massimiliano Marcelli, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Massimiliano Marcelli | Beta source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Zihao Wang, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Zihao Wang | Bassia scoparia source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Brad Von Blon, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Brad Von Blon | Blitum capitatum source | Original Image ⭷

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