lambsquarter, common

COMMON NAME: Lambsquarter
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chenopodium album
FAMILY: Amaranthaceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual
FEATURES: Erect summer annual species. Simple ovate leaves with crenate to dentate margins. Stem
striations. Inflorescence at plant apex, typically of Amaranthaceae species.
DESCRIPTION: Mealy gray color and stem striations are key features to identification. Plant inflorescence is
produced from August to October in Alabama.

Broad View Tall growing plant.

Broad View
Tall growing plant.

Leaf Leaf examples

Leaf
Leaf examples

Additional Stem striations.

Additional
Stem striations.