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Fat Hen


A very common but rather nondescript weed of cultivated land found in the corners of fields everywhere.


 

 

Common Name Fat Hen
Scientific Name Chenopodium album
Species Group Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae
Status
Interest Level
1
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Goosefoot family - Chenopodiaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Green
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Strudy plant with a rather mealy look to the leaves and a red stem
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae