« back to search results
RED GOOSEFOOT Chenopodium rubrum (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 60cm. Variable upright annual, favouring manure-enriched soils. Stems often turn red in old or parched specimens. FLOWERS are small and numerous, borne in upright, leafy spikes. FRUITS are rounded and enclosed by 2-4 sepals (Jul-Oct). LEAVES are shiny, diamond-shaped and toothed. STATUS-Widespread and common in S England; scarce elsewhere.
Share
twitterlinkedinfacebook
141509
RED GOOSEFOOT Chenopodium rubrum (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 60cm. Variable upright annual, favouring manure-enriched soils. Stems often turn red in old or parched specimens. FLOWERS are small and numerous, borne in upright, leafy spikes. FRUITS are rounded and enclosed by 2-4 sepals (Jul-Oct). LEAVES are shiny, diamond-shaped and toothed. STATUS-Widespread and common in S England; scarce elsewhere.

Filename: 141509.jpg
Size: 2358x3543 / 3.3MB
Source:
Date: 26 Jan 2006
Location:
Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
Copyright:
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
Restrictions: Nature Photographers Ltd., West Wit, New Road, Little London, Tadley, Hampshire, RG26 5EU. Tel: +44(0)1256 850661 web: www.naturephotographers.co.uk
Direct Link:
Keywords: