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Saltmarsh Goosefoot Chenopodium chenopodioides (Chenopodiaceae). Height to 30cm. Recalls Red Goosefoot but the mature leaves are always red below and indeed the whole plant is often red tinged. The reddish-green flowers are borne in clusters (July-Sep) and the plant grows on drying mud in saltmarshes, with north Kent as its stronghold.
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Saltmarsh Goosefoot Chenopodium chenopodioides (Chenopodiaceae). Height to 30cm. Recalls Red Goosefoot but the mature leaves are always red below and indeed the whole plant is often red tinged. The reddish-green flowers are borne in clusters (July-Sep) and the plant grows on drying mud in saltmarshes, with north Kent as its stronghold.

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Date: 8 Aug 2010
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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