4. Chenopodium Leptophyllum (Moq.) Nutt. Narrow-Leaved Goose Foot

Fig. 1680

Chenopodium album var. leptophyllum Moq. in DC.

Prodr. 132: 71. 1849. Chenopodium leptophyllum Nutt.; Moq. in DC. Prodr.

132: 71. As synonym. 1849. Chenopodium leptophyllum var. oblongifolium S. Wats.

Proc. Am. Acad. 9: 95. 1874. Chenopodium leptophyllum subglabrum S. Wats. Prop.

Am. Acad. 9: 95. 1874. C. oblongifolium Rydb. Bull. Torr. Club 33: 137. 1906.

Annual, scarcely succulent, stem slender, usually erect, striate or grooved, at least when dry, branched, 6'-2 1/2o tall, mealy above, the branches erect-ascending. Leaves linear to oblong, white-mealy beneath, green above, acute or acuminate, or the lower obtuse, entire or the lower rarely toothed, short-peti-oled, 1/2'-1 1/2' long, l"-3" wide, 1-3-nerved; flowers in continuous or interrupted axillary and terminal simple or branched spikes; calyx about \" broad, its segments strongly keeled and nearly covering the fruit; styles short; seed horizontal, readily detached from the pericarp; embryo a complete ring.

In dry soil, Manitoba to Wisconsin, Missouri, New Mexico and Arizona. Also on the shores of Lake Erie and on sands of the seashore, Maine to New Jersey. July-Sept.

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5. Chenopodium Vulvaria L. Stinking Goose-Foot

Fig. 1681

Chenopodium Vulvaria L. Sp. Pl. 220. 1753.

Annual, white-mealy, unpleasantly odorous, much branched, the procumbent branches 1° long or more. Leaves broadly ovate, entire, 1' long or less, the slender petioles about as long as the blades; flowers in dense short axillary and terminal simple or branched spikes mostly shorter than the leaves; calyx-segments ovate-lanceolate, keeled in fruit, obtusish; seed horizontal, shining, the pericarp coherent; styles short.

Waste grounds, Ontario to Delaware and Florida. Ad-ventive from Europe. July-Sept.

6. Chenopodium Polyspermum L. Many-Seeded Goose Foot

Fig. 1682

Chenopodium polyspermum L. Sp. Pl. 220. 1753.

Annual, glabrous, not mealy, stem stout or slender, erect or decumbent, commonly much branched, striate, 6'-3° high. Leaves oblong, elliptic or ovate, slender-petioled, entire, thin, green on both sides, obtuse at the apex, narrowed rounded or truncate at the base, 1' - 3' long, 4"-1 1/2' wide; flowers in loose axillary and terminal panicles; calyx less than 1" wide, its segments oblong, subacute or obtuse, somewhat scarious, not keeled, not completely covering the top of the fruit; styles short; seed firmly attached to the pericarp, horizontal; embryo a complete ring.

In waste places and ballast, Massachusetts to New Jersey. Adventive from Europe. July-Sept. Allseed.

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