Chenopodium pratericola

South of Sceptre
27-July-2002

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Pratericola Characteristics
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plants white-mealy

 

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Chenopodium Characteristics
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herbs or low spineless shrubs

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stems scarcely fleshy, not jointed

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plants neither spiny nor with spine-tipped leaves

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plants may be glabrous, scurfy or pubescent; but NOT with long, soft hairs

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flowers not sunk into a fleshy stem

 

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Chenopodiaceae Characteristics
(Not all these points apply to all genera in Chenopodiaceae, but they all do apply to genus Chenopodium.)
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herbs

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plants terrestrial, but sometimes growing in marshy places