Scientific Name: Chenopodium album Form:
Common Name:lamb's quarters , pigweed Texture:
Family Name:AmaranthaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Annual, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Canada - northern, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 8b: (-9.4 to -7 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Dentate, Entire, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: White, Red, Jul- Sep- Aug- Jun
Fruit: Achene, Black, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture, Herb
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, ovate, entire when immature then becoming lobed to dentate.