Herbs or shrubs of homely aspect; leaves more or less succulent, alternate, without stipules; flowers minute, with the free calyx imbricated in the bud, usually in axillary and terminal panicles or racemes; fruit an achene or utricle.
I. Chenopodium. (Tourn.) L.
1. C. album. L. Lamb's Quarters. (Introduced.)
2. C. capitatum. (L.) Asch. Strawberry Blite.