Chenopodium subglabrum (Smooth Goosefoot) - photos and description

Chenopodium subglabrum

Chenopodium subglabrum

Chenopodium subglabrum

Chenopodium subglabrum

Chenopodium subglabrum

Chenopodium subglabrum

General: Erect annual with a branching growth habit, branches ascending.

Flowers: Inflorescence diffuse, in small greenish glomerules.

Leaves: Leaves linear, all cauline, I measured a leaf at 2.5 cm long and 2 mm wide.

Height: Height listed in Budd's Flora to 80 cm, we measured plants to 31 cm tall.

Habitat: Sand dunes.

Abundance: Very rare, ranked as an S2 by the Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre. Designated as a species of special concern.

Origin: Native.

When and where photographed: Took the photos July 8th, and July 15th, sand dunes, Douglas Provincial Park, 200 km northwest of our home in Regina, SK.