Chenopodium neomexicanum


in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 19. 1916.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 293. Mentioned on page 277.

Stems erect to ascending, sparsely branched, 2.5–5 dm, sparsely farinose. Leaves nonaromatic; petiole 0.5–1.3 cm; blade triangular to ovate or rhombic-ovate, 0.7–2.9 × 0.4–2.1 cm, apex apiculate, base broadly cuneate to truncate, subhastate with low, rounded or acutish lobes, margins entire above lobes, apex acute to obtuse, sparsely farinose abaxially. Inflorescences glomerules in paniculate spikes, 21–24 × 4–9 cm; glomerules maturing irregularly; bracts leaflike to linear. Flowers: perianth segments 5, distinct nearly to base; lobes ovate, 0.7–1 × 0.7–0.9 mm, apex obtuse, keeled, densely to sparsely farinose, partly covering seeds at maturity; stamens 5; stigmas 2, 0.2–0.3 mm. Achenes ovoid; pericarp adherent, black, honeycombed. Seeds lenticular or round, 1–1.3 mm diam., margins acute; seed coat coarsely honeycombed.

Phenology: Fruiting late summer–early fall.
Habitat: Moist soils, roadsides, pinelands, igneous rock
Elevation: 1500-2500 m


Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Steven E. Clemants +  and Sergei L. Mosyakin +
Standley +
Chenopodium (sect. Undefined) ser. Favosa +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +  and Tex. +
1500-2500 m +
Moist soils, roadsides, pinelands, igneous rock +
Fruiting late summer–early fall. +
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
Chenopodium neomexicanum +
Chenopodium subsect. Favosa +
species +