Chenopodium pratericola

Rydberg

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 39: 310. 1912. 1912

Common names: Narr owleaf goosefoot
WeedyIllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Chenopodium desiccatum var. leptophylloides (Murr) Wahl
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 288. Mentioned on page 277, 285.

Stems strictly erect, simple or branching above, 2–8 dm, moderately to densely farinose. Leaves nonaromatic; petiole 0.4–1 cm; blade linear to narrowly lanceolate, or oblong-elliptic, (1- or)3-veined, 1.5–4.2(–6) × 0.4–1(–1.4) cm, thick and somewhat fleshy, base cuneate, margins entire or with pair of lobes near base, apex acute, abaxial surface densely to sparingly white-mealy. Inflorescences glomerules in terminal and axillary panicles, 1–13 × 0.15–0.5 cm; glomerules usually densely disposed, maturing irregularly; bracts leaflike. Flowers: perianth segments (4–)5, distinct nearly to base; lobes oblong-ovate, 0.8–1 × 0.5–0.7 mm, apex obtuse, rounded or emarginate, strongly keeled along midvein, densely farinose, usually spreading from fruit; stamens (4–)5; stigmas 2, 0.2 mm. Utricles ovoid; pericarp nonadherent, smooth. Seeds round, 0.9–1.3 mm diam., margins rounded; seed coat black, rugulate. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Fruiting early summer–fall.
Habitat: Open sandy soils, pinyon woodlands, sagebrush, often in saline or alkaline habitats
Elevation: 0-2400 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.W.T., Ont., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Conn., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Minn., Mo., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Okla., Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.Dak., Tex., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., Wis., Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Chenopodium pratericola"
Steven E. Clemants +  and Sergei L. Mosyakin +
Rydberg +
Leptophylla +
Narr owleaf goosefoot +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Idaho +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Minn. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, Nev. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Okla. +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, Wis. +  and Wyo. +
0-2400 m +
Open sandy soils, pinyon woodlands, sagebrush, often in saline or alkaline habitats +
Fruiting early summer–fall. +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
Weedy +, Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Chenopodium desiccatum var. leptophylloides +
Chenopodium pratericola +
Chenopodium subsect. Leptophylla +
species +