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MANY-SEEDED GOOSEFOOT Chenopodium polyspermum (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 60cm. Spreading or upright annual; stems are square and usually reddish. Favours light, disturbed soils. FLOWERS are small and numerous; borne in long spikes (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are partly enclosed by sepals. LEAVES are oval and untoothed, decreasing in size up stem. STATUS-Widespread and fairly common in England; scarce elsewhere.
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MANY-SEEDED GOOSEFOOT Chenopodium polyspermum (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 60cm. Spreading or upright annual; stems are square and usually reddish. Favours light, disturbed soils. FLOWERS are small and numerous; borne in long spikes (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are partly enclosed by sepals. LEAVES are oval and untoothed, decreasing in size up stem. STATUS-Widespread and fairly common in England; scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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