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GOOD-KING-HENRY Chenopodium bonus-henricus (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 50cm. Upright introduced perennial; stems often streaked red. Favours disturbed arable land and waste ground. FLOWERS are numerous and borne in narrow, leafless spikes (May-Aug). FRUITS are ringed by sepals at the base. LEAVES are mealy when young but dark green with age; triangular in outline. STATUS-Widely established and locally common.
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GOOD-KING-HENRY Chenopodium bonus-henricus (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 50cm. Upright introduced perennial; stems often streaked red. Favours disturbed arable land and waste ground. FLOWERS are numerous and borne in narrow, leafless spikes (May-Aug). FRUITS are ringed by sepals at the base. LEAVES are mealy when young but dark green with age; triangular in outline. STATUS-Widely established and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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